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Christus Sol Invictus

We always knew some people think in pictures, and others in words, and now we learn some people (who are probably really smart) think in “unsymbolized thinking,” though the example they give: “Should I have the ham sandwich or the … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

There was a window halfway up the stairs, facing our driveway. On Christmas Eve I’d sit by that window, waiting for my father to get home so we could decorate the tree. One year we ran out of hooks. He … Continue reading

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Can’t we just go back to St. Nicholas Day?

If only Martin Luther hadn’t come along, maybe we could have gotten away with sticking a few presents in some shoes today and calling it a holiday season – over and done with. Christmas could have just been a religious … Continue reading

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But what about the Jewish Easter Bunny?

Even though I’d still really like to be Jewish, I’m not doing a very good job of abandoning my Christian brainwashing. Recently one of my lucky-to-be-Jewish friends was telling me how her grandchild asked her (sotto voice since her younger … Continue reading

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