Friday, 22 December 2006
IS IT CHRISTMAS trees, gifts, snow, decorations, Santa Claus, Reindeer…
Or, three magicians on camels (with gold, frankincense and myrrh) follow a star to a stable where a virgin gives birth leaning against a column amidst straw and animals.
- Is Christmas too commercial? Has it lost its meaning? What is the real meaning of Christmas? Has it any value — and has it any value for non-Christians?
These are good and important questions — and they need answered once and for all!
Thursday, 14 December 2006
PEOPLE see Santa everywhere, not just in advertising billboards, but “in the flesh”. Some say it’s a bloke in a hired Santa Costume.
- Some people have even said that they don’t believe in Santa Claus!
As “proof” they suggest that Saint Nick would have to travel at many times the speed of light to deliver all the presents. Some say that they think it is their Mum and Dad (and not Santa) that buys the gifts.