But so far, just this week, Reason for the Season
's page has engaged over 14 million people in conversation on whether or not retailers should be open or closed on Thanksgiving.
There are so many, in fact, that the website ShipofFools.com is promoting a "Badvent" contest to find the one that least resembles the true reason for the season
. As Francis Goodwin of the group Christmas Starts with Christ puts it, "On window 24 of most Advent calendars you might find pixies, pirates, snow bunnies, even traffic police--but you'll be lucky to see Mary and baby Jesus." Aye matey, at least you didn't uncover pirate Jesus.
PAUL Fulford's excellent look at Christmas (Mail, Dec 3) did not mention the numerous times during the next few weeks when we will hear Christians say 'Jesus is the reason for the season
From a grand antebellum home to a modern, yet traditional, remodel and from extravagant dining rooms to a mantel with quirky Santas, all of these residences illustrate a comforting haven for friends and families to celebrate the real reason for the season
Jesus, the "reason for the season
", knew inner darkness damages many lives: perhaps it is the things we have done, or things that we have failed to do.
And a lovely little touch as we arrived at the theatre was the sound of Christmas carols welcoming us in and reminding us of the real reason for the season
What makes it even worse is that they may also neglect to tell them the reason for the season
. What do you think of Christmas?
But McGeady, the newly crowned player of the year, said: "I wouldn't say it's the SPL's fault but the fact so many games have been called off I don't think is a reason for the season
to go on."
As we remember the reason for the season
which sometimes gets lost in the festivities and the consumerism, let's spare a thought or even a good deed for those who may be lonely and less fortunate than ourselves.
Remember Jesus when it comes to Christmas, He truly is the reason for the season
As the national church, please produce cards that show Jesus is the reason for the season
Liberty Counsel partner "Finn Laursen, executive director of Christian Educators Association International, said in a statement, "We want to ensure that the 'reason for the season
' remains part of the holiday celebration."