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Celebrate Christmas? Maybe Leave the Manger in the Basement

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With so much to choose from, perhaps it’s time to pass over the sacrificial baby story. Like all solstice celebrations, Christmas brings light and warmth and beauty into the darkest time of the year. Christmastime offers us a smorgasbord of … Continue reading

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Christianity’s Own War on Christmas

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Guess who has been calling Christmas a pagan holiday for the last 500 years? Christians.   If it feels like the “War on Christmas” is getting really old, it is. Over ten years have passed since Bill O’Reilly first opened December … Continue reading

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12 Christmas Traditions That Aren’t About Jesus or Shopping

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For a variety of reasons, the birth story of Jesus may not be something that you personally embrace or want to celebrate with friends and family. Fortunately, the need to celebrate life and light at the darkest time of the year is something that … Continue reading

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Celebrating Love and Light: 10 Holiday Tips for the Post-Religious

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Is the holiday season more glitter than glow for you lately?  Are you a former Christian who finds that hymns don’t resonate anymore?  Do you roll your eyes about the “war on Christmas” manufactroversy?  Does the cherubic little Jesus-in-a-Manger fail … Continue reading

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