Dec 6, 2014
And now we have the time of the annual greetings controversy. Some folks will make a stink about how someone like a store clerk didn't wish them "Merry Christmas". But then, there are others who will make a stink if someone like a store clerk does wish them "Merry Christmas"! So, what do we do? We can begin by looking at what it is that is being done.
Contrary to the opinion of a few paranoids, what is being done is not an act of evangelism, but a blessing in which someone wishes another the best of a day that is important to them. The only controversy emerges from the fact that many different people celebrate many different holidays this time of year, and Christmas is but one of them.
And if we realize the implications of that little fact, we might be able to find a way to bring people together!