Why I No Longer Celebrate Christmas!

Originally posted on Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland :
Christmas fever is widespread as the orgy of spending takes hold. Ordinarily sane people are in-debting themselves to a year ahead of pay-back as they tread wearily around shops filled with Chinese imports! Some years ago I made a decision to opt out of mainstream. I had come to the conclusion that much of what I lived by was the result of not questioning, but merely going along with everyone else. Now, I must point out that once one begins to question the status quo, all sorts of issues raise their Medusa-like heads…religion, education,…