One of my readers, Phil Buckberg, posted a story in response to my Holiday Spirit? blog on Tuesday. I was delighted that Phil offered his own story from the perspective of his own faith, which has been my vision for this blog since I launched it a little over a year ago. Since I’m not always sure that people see the comments at the end of a blog, I asked him if I could repost his story, and he graciously agreed. Thank you, Phil, for making this a dialogue. I hope that his story will inspire others of you to join in the conversation, so here is today’s guest blog:
Many years ago, when I worked for Xerox, we held a holiday-time fundraiser for a colleague who was, as I recall, a very young widow with mounting bills. As it was December, we made it a holiday party in which many of us sang and danced and generally made fools of ourselves for a good cause.
Our “director” decided that, for one part of the show, we should all wear our corniest Christmas clothing, whatever it might be. I told her that, being Jewish, I didn’t actually own Christmas clothes, Continue reading Holiday Spirit? Part Two