A “War on Christmas”? Maybe.
But the Defenders of the God-Baby Holiday have it all wrong.
It’s a “Faux War on Faux Christmas” (WA POST)
I’m willing to concede that there is a war on Christmas. The real Christmas.
If Christmas is about honoring the birth of an impoverished child to a homeless couple who must eventually flee a tyrant to keep their baby safe, then, yes, there is a war on Christmas.
If Christmas is about peace, joy, generosity, thankfulness and goodwill among people, then yes, there is a war on Christmas.
This article pretty much nails the Holy Hypocrisy that wraps itself every year in Christmas Trees and Crosses.
Isn’t Faux Outrage fun? Not really.
I’ll take another cup of Starbuck’s tea, please.
Oh my goodness! This is exactly as I remember it!
I grew up thinking that all the happy and peaceful animals gathered around the manger in a beautiful, star-lit evening scene of joy and ahhh, soothed by harp-strumming angels hovering overhead.
Nice bedtime story. Makes a sweet lullaby.
Then, we grow up. Don’t we?
(well, at least all the animals and fairies scatter when we scramble in for Presents!)
Oddly, the Church rushes forward to Crucify the Little Swaddler and the animals are eaten (so is HE). . . to “Celebrate Life!”
Here’s something I posted last “holiday season” on Beyond God
Speaking of Annual Fairytales, once again we are blessed with the Great Annual Christian Lie called the “War on Christmas”–I recommend this excellent piece at Exactly My Thinking