Well, we did it. We made it through this Christmas without a major national brouhaha erupting about a not-holy-enough red cup, banned lyrics at a school play, or a scandalously-placed manger scene. So let’s keep it going, shall we? Let’s resolve to go through the coming year determined not to be so easily offended anymore.…
**I particularly endorse the last two paragraphs:
Let’s get outraged on behalf of the poor, the orphans, the widows, the abused, the refugees and the outcasts.
Jesus got angry. But he used it surgically. He used it when people attacked others, not when they attacked him. And he told us to do the same.