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Putting Soul Back In Our Holy-days


Last updated 12/7/2020 at 2:45pm

“It’s not what we possess but what possesses us.” I have carried these words I heard in a sermon back in the ‘70s in my mental pocket through the years. They especially ring true for me during the Christmas holy-days, when the commercial industry makes its biggest pitch to buy and consume. “Holy-days” have been turned into so many “shopping days till Christmas.” The capitalistic Dragon of Consumption has not only swallowed Christmas but every other holy-day on our calendars.

Christmas marks the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, who was born in poverty and who lived...

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