The War on New Year’s Day

You may think that, now that Christmas is over, the war on Christmas will cease to be such a concern for a few months, and people of faith can relax. But it is not so. There is a very serious related issue that Christians dare not neglect: The War on New Year's Day. As I [Read More…]

The Short-Term Impact of Jesus’ Birth

From The New Yorker.   [Read more…]

While Waiting for the Shepherds to Arrive…

I went back and forth between several possible titles for this post. What title would you have given it?   [Read more…]

What The Wise Men Forgot

  I saw the image above on Facebook and wanted to share it here. The Gospel of Matthew depicts the magi coming to Bethlehem when Jesus is around 2 years old. For all their reputation as “wise men” they didn’t exactly bring practical gifts. Whether he might have already been potty trained is more of [Read More…]

Westboro Baptist Chipmunks

HT Jim West.  Watch it all the way to the end. [Read more…]

Abridged History of Christmas

From FDPI. Is there anything else essential that you think ought to have been mentioned? [Read more…]

I’m Betting This Sheep Wasn’t Brought Along to the Manger

Via George Takei on Facebook.   [Read more…]

Post-Apocalyptic Grumpy Cat

This made me laugh out loud – literally. And so I felt I ought to share it. Hope it brought a glimmer of laughter into your grumpy post-apocalyptic world! Tic w   [Read more…]

Santa’s Demise

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We Survived the End!

To all those involved in education, and who not only knew better than to be concerned about the Mayan calendar stuff, but were too busy taking exams or grading exams to care, what are you most looking forward to now that the end has arrived? [Read more…]