Celebrating Christmas with a foot in two worlds
Last updated 12/2/2014 at 8:34pm
Even before the first snow falls, Christmas begins to make its appearance in our shopping malls, on our streets, and even in our homes. For those who live in cities and towns where winter weather is present for five months or more, beginning in October, images and lights of Santa, angels, and the birth of the Christ Child begin to appear in homes in early October after Canadian Thanksgiving.
Christmas in our dominant society is not always a happy, peaceful time. It has become more about getting presents for our family and friends and seeing who can outdo the neighbors with the biggest...