Daily Archives: 24 Dec 2011

It’s Not Just FedEx Drivers Who Don’t Care, It’s UPS Too

Good workers are harder and harder to find. Just like people with ethics.

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You Knew It Would Happen: ‘Churches’ Have Canceled Services, Because It’s Christmas…

Two words- bloody pagans. In the last few days, I’d been hearing something counterintuitive from D.C. area pastors: Some churches were canceling services this Sunday, in honor of Christmas.  Yes, that’s right. Because so many people — parishioners and church … Continue reading

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Martin Luther: The Potty Mouth Reformer

There’s an essay on the potty mouthed Luther titled German Hercules: The Impact of Scatology on the Image of Martin Luther as a Man, 1483-1546, by Danielle Mead Skjelver that’s the perfect Christmas Eve diversion from everything Christmas-ish (should you … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Christmas Poem

Da bist du, Gott gerade auf die Welt gekommen die Engel sind wieder gen Himmel die heilige Nacht schon fortgeschritten. Doch du bist da in der Krippe, in Windeln gar ich kann es kaum glauben muss dich anschauen bei Tageslicht … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Song: Oh Holy Night

Nicely sung by Mariah Carey (though the introductory commercial-ette is a tad annoying) –

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Christmas in Bethlehem

  Ha’aretz says Thousands of pilgrims, tourists and local Christians gathered in the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem on Saturday to begin Christmas Eve celebrations in the traditional birthplace of Jesus.  Visitors gathered near the 50-foot (15-meter) Christmas tree … Continue reading

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