Holiday Spending

The Deluge Begins
Only days after Halloween, and merchants are preparing for a blitz of advertising, promotion, and hype. All designed to fuel holiday spending, particularly on expensive Christmas presents. We’ll be looking for alternatives: books, music CD’s, videos, symbolic items … gifts of meaning that won’t cost you an arm and a leg, but will express your attentiveness to those you want to connect with during the coming holidays. Here, for example, is our list of the Top Ten Christmas Albums.

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Charles is a Presbyterian minister, writer, editor, activist, publisher and public theologian.

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