Hanh! I'm not a big fan of Christmas. First, it's not my spiritual way. There's way too much abuse associated with missionary crap, to my People & every other. Sort of, "support our way or we'll kill you." - & then they talk about a loving god. Riiight. Second, my many times grandfathers were hanged at "Mankato" the day after Xmas in 1862, & then the state of MN 'banned' Ndns from it - proudly. Says, "the celebration of love is over, let's get back to bigotry & hanging Ndns". Third, of recent years, "The Gimme Season" starts before the people have thanked The Great Holy for the year's bounty - thus actually saying, "Grateful? Whazzat?!? Just gimme more."
I love Yule; the celebration of the light returning, the turning of the wheel of the year & its reminder that the cold, grey, damp, sometimes snowy / icy days that... Read More