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My Continued story will follow soon - - this is a musing for Christmas !!
Here it is Christmas and every
thing is for sale!
Glitzy ads are the norm, and
its buy now or miss out on these great (ha ha ha) prices.
It would seem that 50% of the
American economy is based on man made holidays.
As a lesser intelligent being
whose forte is naiveté one might think that the holidays are for the purpose of
the stated reason instead of the enriching of the merchandising world.
New years day, Presidents
day, Valentines day, May day, Fourth of July, Labor day, Halloween, Thanksgiving
day, Christmas day, Hanukah, the Muslim holidays, Kids day, Mothers day, Fathers
day, Grandparents day, Bosses’ day, Secretary’s day, Earth day, Martin Luther
King day, Columbus day; and then comes the weeks and months of recognition for
groups like black history month and April 15 tax day.
This is just to name a few
and there are new ideas for more special days in the works.
What about Uncle and Auntie
day, Cousin day, Adopted kids day, Divorce
day, Death day, Debt day (where all debts are forgiven and paid for by Uncle
Sam), Fast Food day, Secretary Day, Wal-Mart day, Fireman’s and Policeman’s
day, Union bosses’ day, Politicians day; and oh, soooo much more.
And there are many worthy
things that need to be recognized like DOG days, CAT days, RAT days and Hat
If we can establish all these
days as national holidays then no one will have to work for every day will be a
holiday with pay.
It looks like, if we banned
all these days, our economy would fall apart for we are dependent upon this
boost in our national product to keep us afloat.
I submit that if we set aside
all these holidays, we would be none the less for it, except in the area of
Should we include Christmas
in this holiday dismissal?
Well when properly understood
the Christian celebrates the CHRIST day every day of the year and does not need
to reduce the celebration to only one day a year.
Since this is “Think it over
day,” - - perhaps we can figure it out.
Celebrate Jesus 365 days a Year !