Hiding the Christ in Christmas

A lot of people make a big fuss about keeping the “Christ” in Christmas, and I I got started on that, this post would just get really long really fast. 
But here’s the thing. 
I don’t think that’s what we should be harping on. 
Because what is the big deal about the holiday having “Christ” in the name if we aren’t making him the focus of the holiday in the first place?
I think that rather than focusing on whether people call it by the right name or not, we should put our energy to keeping Christ in Christmas. 
I think we, as Christians, are actually the guilty ones. 
We are HIDING the Christ in Christmas. 
We are contributing as much as anyone to making it the commercialized, secular holiday that it is today. 
We are stopping even saying “Merry Christmas” out of fear of offending someone. 
We are caught up in the gifts and parties and food, much more than in the Savior Whom we are supposed to be celebrating in the first place. 
Rather than condemning the people around me for whether they treat Christmas what I deem as correctly, I want to turn the focus and make sure I am “honoring the Messiah as Lord in (my) heart” (1 Peter 3:15)
Merry Christmas, everyone:)

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