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Childhood Christmas memories

When I was a child, Christmas was my favourite time of year.  It wasn’t primarily because of the presents – although of course they were fun and exciting, especially the Christmas that we got a puppy and my parents let … Continue reading

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20. December 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays-Part 1

It has become increasingly common in our society, in the name of inclusiveness, to eliminate all references to Christianity when referring to the Christmas season.  So, “Merry Christmas” is replaced by “Happy Holidays”, a “Christmas tree” becomes a “holiday tree”, … Continue reading

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11. December 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays-Part 2

In Part 1 of this post I commented on the trend to replace Merry Christmas with Happy Holidays, and explained why I don’t see any need to replace seasonal references to the birth of Christ with a more generic, vanilla … Continue reading

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11. December 2009 by Wisdom Hunter
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Peace and goodwill – Part II

High on the list of popular Christmas wishes are these beloved words from the song of the angels on the night Christ was born : On earth peace, goodwill toward men.  In my last post I focussed on the first … Continue reading

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11. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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Peace and goodwill – Part I

Everyone wants peace.   We want peace in our relationships – peace in our marriages, peace with our children and our parents, our sisters and brothers, peace with the people that matter most to us.   We want peace in our communities – safety … Continue reading

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10. December 2008 by Wisdom Hunter
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