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Have an old time Christmas

Photo: Taste of Trini

Are we allowing some of our local Christmas traditions and customs to go the way of all flesh? It seems so.

There’s a great difference in the way we celebrate the holidays today and what transpired some 50 or more years ago. Materialism rather than brotherhood and love of one’s neighbour drives the way we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Whether that’s good or bad is for you to decide.

The reason for the season gets murkier and murkier with every passing year. Today, Christ’s birthday has simply become an addendum to the celebrations. More and more our Carnival celebrations seem to be invading our Christmas space. However, we carry on valiantly fighting against the odds.

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