Silent Night was a song which was written more than 200 years ago and was first heard performed in a church service on New Years Eve in Austria. It went on to be passed from generation to generation and was eventually translated in 300 languages.
I heard a new term recently, that has been making the rounds, 'Toxic Positivity'. Yip, you read that right. A certain kind of positivity is now regarded as toxic.
Let's face it, the last two years have been awful. This pandemic has really taken its toll on us all and I'm sure we can all safely say that we are tired, drained and just about had enough
The Bible shows us that the birth of Jesus was surrounded with a sense of joy.
The tradition of giving gifts at Christmas is tied to the Wise Men, when they took on the journey to offer their gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh to Jesus.
When I grew up, I grew up in a non-christian home. But every year, without fail, we still celebrated Christmas.
To say that I love Christmas, is an understatement. To say that the last few Christmas's have not been what I was expecting, would be spot on