Pagan Christmas

A sincere believing relative bemoaned the crass commercialization of Christmas. My reaction: “It’s worse than you think.” I mean it cheerfully, actually. I’ll try to explain. People do the whole Christmas thing regardless of their beliefs because it’s fun. There’s nothing inherently evil in it, and there’s some good. So I don’t think there’s any […]

Read more...

Christmas!

If you want to know whether it’s Christmas or not, go to www.isitchristmas.com.   There you’ll find a one-word answer.  For 364 days of each year, that answer is “NO.”  On just one day, it’s “YES.”  Try it. Small children are adorable partly because they are constantly experiencing new things, and their sense of wonder and […]

Read more...