A Fresh New Word for Christmas

I confess, I always feel anxious about writing the December church newsletter article.  We’re entering the annual maelstrom of activity and merriment.  The Advent and Christmas seasons have two thousand years of tradition, music, stories, musings, reflections, and observations.  How can write anything that will be heard above the noise?  How do I say something new … Continue reading A Fresh New Word for Christmas

Oh No, Another War on Christmas Rant

Originally printed in the December 2011 Covenant Courier “Happy Holidays.” – Ugh.  I tire of watery generic holiday greetings that border on the absurd – “hope you have a super winter solstice”, “best wishes for your winter holiday season”, “may you have a happy non-sectarian semi-religious holiday of your preference.” – bah!   Wish me a … Continue reading Oh No, Another War on Christmas Rant