Oh, Come, All Yea Faithful or Faithless

This boomer remembers a childhood when the Christmas holidays were considered by many to be a sacred time and a beautiful season, when colorful red, yellow, and green lights illuminating festive scenery, were widely displayed on private homes and lawns, in neighborhood church yards and at other public facilities.  Even on the most frigid days, […]

Religion and Other Hypocrisies

“A family that prays together stays together” or so says the proverb. Supposedly, the idea behind that principle is that the family unit is a faith-based structure, where children are born and raised in a loving environment and taught, among other things, the importance of family, values, and responsibility. Unfortunately, that key element — the religious […]