Category Archives: Merry Christmas

How Strong My Faith

Say Merry Christmas  I was inspired to write this post after hearing this song the other day.    It seems as if every year, at about this, time we are bombarded with stories about how the Christian faith is under attack.    We hear about  how Nativity scenes are no longer allowed on the town square.    We hear about the outrage of stores not using Merry Christmas in their store windows. And may God help anyone using the abbreviation of XMAS !    We are told time and time again how our Christian faith is being stolen from us. How this nation was founded upon Christian principles and that if stores do not have Merry Christmas in the windows, that our nation will fall into ruin. Ba! Humbug!    I have often written about my view that government and faith are not intended to be blended. I feel that if our leaders are truly righteous in their faith, then they will Read more

Why I Say Merry Christmas

The world was literally turned upside down by Jesus called Christ. It is a shame that some try to avoid Christmas because they have an agenda of religious apartheid. The fact is that celebrating the life and teachings of Christ is sensible from a completely secular perspective. In the west, we celebrate people’s lives by remembering their birth.  We recount their contributions to human existence. The very existence of western culture is founded upon Christianity. One can understand this profound importance without accepting the theology. The fact that Christmas is celebrated by giving is no accident. Christianity is based upon GOD giving to us and us giving to others. One of the most profound concepts expanded upon by Christianity is charity. The world before and the world after the growth of Christianity is profoundly different. One of the reasons Christianity grew was the regard Christians Read more

Merry Christmas Pt. 1

The celebration of the birth of  Jesus (Yeshua) is one special  to Christians  for many reasons, but the celebration belongs to all humanity.  I have a Wiccan friend (of all people) who is particularly poignant on this point.  He recognizes Christmas because "Christianity has helped many people to find a higher path".  The contributions made by Jesus to the thinking of humanity has been extraordinary.  The world was literally turned upside down.  It is a shame that some try to avoid Christmas because they have an agenda of religious apartheid. The fact is that celebrating the life and teachings of Christ is sensible from a completely secular perspective.  In the west, we celebrate people's lives by remembering their birth.  W e recount their contributions to human existence.  The very existence of western culture is founded upon Christianity.  One can understand this profound Read more