When you think of a nation that’s ready to shed tradition, the United Kingdom is not the first that comes to mind. The very name of the nation suggests the memory of feudal warlords battling over control of a little island. The United States sound a bit more up-to-date, with the abstraction of state replacing [...]
This year, my daughter’s third-grade class was asked to bring in parents to share family holiday traditions. One of the things my extended family has enjoyed doing over the past four years is singing this “Here Comes Krampus” song when we get together between the solstice and the new year. And so with posterboard in [...]
“Let’s bring back an old-fashioned Christmas”, reads the headline from the Desert Valley Times newspaper editorial this morning.
Still, I’m left wanting specifics. Which kind of “old-fashioned Christmas” is the writer talking about?
The kind of old-fashioned Christmas that was marked with drunken brawls in the streets?
The kind of old-fashioned Christmas that was [...]
Unitarian Universalists have included same-sex marriage within their religious rituals for years now. Why is Rick Warren using his political influence to try to get the government to interfere with the free exercise of this religious tradition? [...]