Contributed by Jerry Stephens on Dec 3, 2014
At one time or another, most of us have had the experience of being on the outside looking in. More than anything else, for me Christmas is a celebration of inclusion and acceptance and restoration.
Of all the “true meanings of Christmas,” this is perhaps the truest.
When I was a boy, my relatively non-religious family had a Christmas Eve tradition. We’d have a formal, dress-up dinner, and then we’d sit together to talk, tell stories and perhaps read the Christmas