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Christmas and Hanukkah to Merge!

If airlines, computer makers and telecom companies are doing it, why not religions? Christmas and Hanukkah to Merge!


They Tried to Outlaw Christmas

It appears that in 2017 there are some who think that there is a “war on Christmas.” Donald Trump has taken up the battle cry, loudly wishing folks a “Merry Christmas,” not out of a particular piety, but in mock defiance of those he seems to feel are waging an unholy battle against one of […]


Christmas is Wonderful, but is it Real?

The message of Christmas is comforting, but when one considers the persistence of warfare and other human ills, is it’s promise of peace on earth truly to be believed?¬†Read more …. More about Christmas


An Artist’s Christmas

The Christmas Story: As seen through the eyes of artist, Albrecht Durer, and we ourselves.


Thanksgiving: Mirror Unto the Soul

Thanksgiving: Mirror Unto The Soul of a Nation “A nation divided cannot stand,” said Abraham Lincoln, paraphrasing Scripture. But with a bit of luck, some ordinary patience and understanding, and a touch of grace, it can. Here’s how. Prayers For Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving Cook Books

When considering how to celebrate the holiday, in addition to the prayers and thoughts suggested earlier, you may also appreciate some help in preparing the food!¬† We’d be remiss in not suggesting some resources to help you prepare a delicious Thanksgiving meal.


Halloween: Holiday in Need of Renovation

Halloween: Holiday in Need of Renovation Given its pagan roots, some think it evil. We disagree and examine its deeper meaning, religious roots, and contemporary significance, including practical ideas on how to celebrate it today. Renovating Halloween Halloween: A Pagan Perspective One reader reacted strongly to my halloween piece. Since her retort was so well […]


What are we celebrating on the 4th of July?

The answer might surprise you …..


Independence Day Prayer

Prayers, poetry, thoughts, readings and famous quotations for the 4th of July


Father’s Day Prayer

Prayers, thoughts and readings for Father’s Day