Archives for November 25, 2011

Reflections on Black Friday

Black Friday is not Good Friday.  Paraphrasing Tony Campolo, "It's friday but saturday's coming"--meaning any day, even tomorrow, must be better than Black Friday.I never cease to be amazed at what the media and advertisers can do to create a sensation. Today, one day after giving thanks, many people pressed into stores just after midnight to over spend and celebrate American consumerism. Once again, as for several years now, we will see reports on the evening news of being being trampled, … [Read more...]