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The reason for the season

December 16, 2013
Daily Press

EDITOR:

Twas two months before Christmas when all through our land, not a Christian was prayin' nor taking a stand.

Why the PC police had taken away the reason for Christmas no one could say.

The children were told by their schools not to sing about shepherds and wise men and angels and things.

It might hurt people's feelings. The teachers would say Dec. 25 is just a 'holiday'.

Yet the shoppers were ready with cash, checks and credit pushing folks down to the floor just to get it!

CDs from Madonna, and Xbox and Ipod something was changing,

Something quite odd!

Retailers promoted Ramadan and Kwanzaa in hopes to sell books by Franken and Fonda.

As Targets were hanging their trees upside down at Lowe's the word Christmas was nowhere to be found.

At Kmart and Staples and Penny's and Sears you won't hear the word Christmas; it won't touch your ears.

Inclusive, sensitive, di-ver-si-ty are words that were used to intimidate me.

Now Daschle, now Darden, now Sharpton, Wolf Blitzen, on Boxer, on Rather, on Kerry, on Clinton!

At the top of the Senate, there arose such a clatter to eliminate Jesus, in all public matter.

And we spoke not a word, as they took away our faith forbidden to speak of salvation and grace.

The true Gift of Christmas was exchanged and discarded.

The reason for the season, stopped before it started.

So as you celebrate "Winter Break" under your "Dream Tree" sipping your Starbucks, listen to me.

Choose your words carefully, choose what you say Shout MERRY CHRISTMAS, not Happy Holiday!

Christ is The Reason for the Christ-mas Season!"

Walt Garnin

Garden

 
 

 

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