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In Defense of Jolly Old St. Nick

Courtney Byrne | Posted 12.22.2016 | Parents
Courtney Byrne

Let them be incredibly excited about Santa. As the parents, do good that they can see: read them books about the first Christmas, help your friends, and donate your time or toys to the poor. Don't worry so much about the littlest ones in your house "turning out ok." As they grow, they'll see the good you do at the holidays; they'll recognize that you give so much more (all year) than you receive, and they'll pick up on it, I promise.

St. Nick Is Coming ... Maybe Sooner Than We Think

Shane Claiborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

Even though we don't expect Santa for another few weeks, December 6th is the day when we remember the original "Old St. Nick."

Where's The Santa Conscience? St. Nicholas Day Recalls The Needy

David Crumm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Crumm

Why have we forgotten that kind of Santa who spent more time jingling our consciences than his own sleigh bells? You can't read much about this major figure without thinking about the plight of the poor and marginalized.

Favorite Scenes From The Starz Denver Film Fest

Fritz Godard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Fritz Godard

From the jaw-dropping to the gut-wrenching to the tear-inducing to the side-splitting, Donnybrook writers recall their favorite movie moments at the Starz Denver Film Festival.

'Tis The Season ... To Be $anta

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

A couple of weeks ago, Bob Mindte told me he figured the Santa business would likely drop about 10% this year. So far, though, the demand for Santas is about on par with last year's levels, he says.