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Christmas: A Night of Joy and Darkness

In my life, I cannot think of a time when Christmas did not bring me a deep happiness.  I was incredibly fortunate with no family stresses and other drama during the Yuletide season.   Growing up, my mom used to put … Continue reading

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The Commercialization of Christmas

Packed and well-lit shopping malls.  Traffic jams.  Massive holiday ad campaigns.  A scorched earth debate about whether or not there is a “war on Christmas”.  The time of year has arrived again.  Santa Claus and his elves arrive in our … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas: The Lyrics of “O Holy Night”

Merry Christmas everyone.  A special celebration is in store for our family as we gear up for baby’s first Christmas.  The following is one of my favorite Christmas songs/hymns.  All the best as we recognize the mystery and miracle of … Continue reading

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Black Friday Blues

The mere mental image of crazy-eyed shoppers rushing into a retail store to feast upon the sales of their various outlets during the traditional fiasco of Black Friday is a rather sad picture to me. As far as I can … Continue reading

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