In reference to the article about Black Friday: I work for a local Walmart and was working Thanksgiving night.
When the time came to take the wraps off the pallets for the sales, you would have thought all the people were buzzards flocking to pick over a dead carcass the way they rushed the pallets. It was simply ridiculous the way people were acting, and it almost makes me want to give up the idea of Christmas.
All I could think of as I picked up the thousands of items that were thrown on the floor and torn up was: What would Jesus say to this? Is this what His birth is really about?