Will the meaning of Christmas continue?

To the Editor:

There are various written items close to the following that we should use as a reminder that there are those that want to do away with Christmas. It is up to you to prevent that from happening.

Twas a time before Christmas

When all through our land,

Not a Christian was praying

Nor taking a stand.

Why the PC Police had taken away

The reason for Christmas – no one could say.

The children were told by their schools not to sing

About Shepherds and Wise Men and Angels and things.

It might hurt people’s feelings, the teachers would say

December 25th is just a Holiday.

Yet the shoppers were ready with cash, checks and credit

Pushing folks down to the floor just to get it!

CDs from Madonna, an X BOX, an I-Pod

Something was changing, something quite odd!

Retailers promoted Ramadan and Kwanzaa

In hopes to sell books by Franken & Fonda.

As Targets were hanging their trees upside down

At Lowe’s the Christmas – was no where to be found.

At K-Mart and Staples and Penny’s and Sears

You won’t hear the word Christmas; it won’t touch your ears.

Inclusive, sensitive, diversity

Are words that were used to intimidate me.

Now Daschle, Now Darden, Now Sharpton, Wolf Blitzen

On Boxer, on Rather, on Kerry, on Clinton!

At the top of the Senate, there arose such a clatter

To eliminate Jesus, in all public matter.

And we spoke not a word, as they took away our faith

Forbidden to speak of salvation and grace

The true Gift of Christmas was exchanged and discarded

The reason for the season, stopped before it started.

So as you celebrate “Winter Break” under your “Dream Tree”

Sipping your Starbucks, listen to me.

Choose your words carefully, choose what you say

Shout Merry Christmas, not Happy Holiday!

Please, all Christians join together and wish everyone you meet Merry Christmas!

Christ is the reason for the Christ-mas season!

Merry Christmas to all and for all thank God.

 

Larry Salm
Caledonia, MN

  • ex-con

    Very well stated Larry, I couldn’t agree with you more.

    I get a kick out of cashiers this time of year, they will say Happy holidays, but
    are afraid to use the correct greeting, MERRY CHRISTMAS.

    When I leave the cashier with a Merry Christmas greeting, they appeared to
    be shocked, after a moment, they respond in kind with a smile……..

    Yes, Jesus is the reason for the season…..

    A belated Merry Christmas and Thank You!

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