One of the revolutionary changes that occurred in my celebration of Christmas was when I realized that it was a “tide”, not a day
Two of the tenets of the Advent Conspiracy are to Spend Less and Give More. What sense does that make? In an earlier essay I discussed how we could get through Christmas without any debt. It is interesting to note that, in hindsight, I was not telling you to spend less. But by focusing on spending cash…
Advent is a spiritual journey. It is my journey and it is personal. There are no formulas here, no recited liturgy or rites of passage. It is, in essence, a reminder that at one time in the history of man was my personal history – a life without the Christ.
If anything demonstrates how distorted Christmas has become, it is the amassed credit card debt.
When you extend a welcoming hand to people who are lonely, you help fill the emptiness.