Tag Archives: Christmas

The Limitations of Our Resolve

I simply love this time of year. Sure, Charlie Brown was right; the commercialization of the holidays can be disheartening — and probably even dangerous to our souls. But the holiday season also prompts many to reflect, ever so briefly, … Continue reading

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We All Need To Be More Materialistic

I’m struck by the juxtaposition of Thanksgiving — a season of reflection and gratitude — and the ubiquitous commercialism of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”. According to the National Retail Federation, American consumers spent over $45 billion shopping on Friday, … Continue reading

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What Does God Want for Christmas?

In all the hustle and bustle of this season of giving and receiving, I had a funny thought today: what would God want for Christmas? I should add that these are the kinds of thoughts I usually have when I’m … Continue reading

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