It has been said, “The only thing constant in life is change.” We’ve seen many changes over the recent decades, both good and bad. Some of the bad changes are very insidious. Little by little the line between right and wrong/good and bad gets increasingly blurred. Society used to frown on what has become commonplace. Do you remember when divorce, living together, homosexuality, cursing, and heavy drinking were regarded with disdain? It’s not so scornful now, is it?
We are entering the season of Christmas. Do you remember when the Christmas season was very sacred and Christmas was very holy? Now, in large measure, the Christmas season is the “holiday season” while Christmas is largely a commercial enterprise, in which public displays of its religious roots are all too often shunned.
Sometimes change isn’t so good while the ways of old served mankind the best. I hope we all remember to celebrate this Christmas season the way it is meant to be. Maybe we can remember when, and rekindle that Spirit this year.