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Merry Christmas to you and yours –
From the Yelm Community Blog!

“Every Day A Miracle”
Photo Courtesy: Yelm’s award-winning Rory Sagner Photography & Fine Art
Taken in Yelm October 30, 2013, at sunrise

“Christmas in the Northwest – Brenda Kutz White”
“Post production opening clip taken from The Christmas in the Northwest Christmas special that aired on KOMO TV [Channel 4] in Seattle back in December of 1987 featuring Brenda Kutz White’s song “Christmas in the Northwest.”

All proceeds from the Christmas in the Northwest project go to Children’s Hospital in Seattle, Washington.”
Copyright © 1987 Fisher Broadcasting, Inc.
Click here for the video.

– “Do You Hear What I Hear? (Home Free) (Christmas A Cappella)” 2015
“Originally written during the Cuban missile crisis [Oct. 1962], a parallel can be drawn to any time when the world needs a reminder to love not hate.”
Click here for the video.

Editor’s note:
This is an excellent Op-Ed well worth the annual read at Christmas time –

“Merry Iconoclastic Christmas”
“It never ceases to amaze me how the loudest practitioners of Christianity in the United States are so consistently able to sidestep and ignore the core teachings of their religion with apparently no shame whatsoever.”

“Conclusion: The majority of ‘Christians’ in these United States of ‘Christian’ America don’t give a single solitary damn about the lives of people who resemble their ‘savior’ a whole hell of a lot more than they do.”
By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout.
Read more

And this quote by Mahatma Gandhi:
I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.


– UPDATES for Christmas 2015
“1 Airline Took Sick Kids to the “North Pole” and Reminded Us What the Holidays Are All About”
“This airline [United] went the extra mile by “flying” 40 ill and recovering kids to the “North Pole” for the fantasy trip of a lifetime.”
Click here for the MSN video.

“How to Be a Merry Environmentalist”
“You don’t have to be a Grinch to get rid of this wasteful holiday tradition [mailing 1.6 billion holiday cards.]”
By Beth Porter, OtherWords.
Read more

“9 Reasons The Upcoming Christmas Moon Is A Once In A Lifetime Event”
By Beth Buczynski, Distractifly.
Read more

Posted by Steve on December 25, 2015 at 12:02 am | Permalink

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