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Spirit of Christmas

Helping Kids Embrace The Holiday Spirit Of Giving

Posted 12.04.2014 | Parents

BY CHRIS TAYLOR NEW YORK Thu Dec 4, 2014 1:00pm GMT Dec 4 (Reuters) - Ah, the holidays. The season for time-honored traditions like decorating...

When The Truth About Santa Gets Out...

Jennifer Breheny Wallace | Posted 02.03.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Breheny Wallace

In finding out the truth about Santa, could my little boy be figuring out the real magic of Christmas?

What Bothers Me Most About Christmas

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 02.17.2014 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

Why can't everyone be decent every day? Wouldn't that be better compared to this fleeting moment that ends the moment that the New Year rolls around?

Before Anyone Has a Cow Over Christmas...

Kimann Schultz | Posted 02.05.2014 | Religion
Kimann Schultz

My question is this: Where is the Spirit of Christmas in aggressively posited greetings, especially when done with the intention not to spread good will but to antagonize?

What If This Was Your Last Christmas?

Jason Stanford | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jason Stanford

For better or worse, we don't know who is going to be around the Christmas tree next year. So I'll put it to you again: If you knew that everything would change next year, how would you spend Christmas?

The Real Attack on the Spirit of Christmas Comes From the Right Wing

Robert Creamer | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Every year about this time the gang at Fox News and others in the Right Wing blogosphere get on their high horse about the "liberal attack on Christmas" -- or President Obama's "attack on Christmas."

Discovering the Christmas Spirit

Christina Pirello | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

My mother had taught me the true spirit of Christmas, maybe not consciously, but she taught us, with what most consider a tough punishment, how it felt to put someone else's needs before our own selfishness.

Beware of the Grinch Mentality

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 02.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Perhaps now, with the economy in its current state of uncertainty, people are being forced to redefine the meaning of Christmas and how it will be honored. Unfortunately, it seems the Grinch mentality (which is founded in the fear of "not enough") still pops its little green head up at this time every year.

Oy to the World

EllynAnne Geisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
EllynAnne Geisel

Despite having no religious connection to Christmas, I love the holiday because it's just so doggone pretty and smells so yummy, and its music is so beautiful.