For decades I've heard the usual complaining of Christian believers, grumbling about how Christ has been taken out of Christmas. I'm one of them. That's one reason I look forward every year to watching, "A Charlie Brown Christmas."
The story has been gradually written on our brains since childhood. Many of us can perfectly quote lines from the show, and hum along with the soundtrack of Vince Guaraldi's melancholy, light jazz tunes.
As we know, the story revolves around Charlie Brown’s frustration with how Christmas has become all about money and materialism. "Even my own dog has gone commercial," he moans when Snoopy wins a Christmas lighting contest....
Read Don's article at Our American Faith.
December 22, 2012