Christmas is so commercial. It gets ridiculous.
Well, so what?
Let’s get ridiculous.
As Sam said in his welcome at church last Sunday, let your kids ENJOY Christmas. If you can get them toys, get them toys. Let them enjoy Christmas. Let them believe in Santa Claus. Let them have fun. Later they will learn the meaning of Christmas.
If we are a pious religious killjoy (or a Scrooge or a Grinch) do we think they will love Christmas more when they are older?
Well, OF COURSE stress the Christ of Christmas. ... but let’s not let us negate the fun we can have during this party time.
It IS party time.
You can sit and be pious if you want to....
I’m going to party.
And I’m inviting Santa Claus!
Ah, and in closing, here is one of my most favorite quotes.....