When should the Christmas season start? Does not matter much. What matters is who we celebrate. It matters that we remember Christmas is about our Lord, the true Giver of Gifts. Here is a great post on just that subject.
Do we want a great Christmas? Of course! Then let us remember who it is about, and let’s be grateful, not greedy.
It seems that the Christmas season is getting longer and longer. I used to think that putting the tree up the day after Thanksgiving was making for a long Christmas celebration. But as artificial trees got more popular, it became more practical to put them up sooner and those people that make money off of Christmas found an opportunity to bombard us with Christmas cheer in the form of commercials persuading us to spend more than we have. All this was to celebrate a holiday filled more with Santa and less with Jesus. Now the Christmas hype starts as soon as the goblins hibernate at the stroke of midnight at the close of Halloween.
Thanksgiving is on the verge of being sucked into the Christmas machine. Big businesses have a hard time making a lot of money off of us being grateful for what we already have. There are billions…
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