I have a dear friend living in the southern U.S., who posts regularly on her blog–one I follow not only because she’s my friend, but because her posts are interesting and informative.
Here is her latest post (her blog, Latelife Musings, can be found here), and a personal Christmas story that touched me :
I am going to be non-PC and wish every one of you a very Merry Christmas. I know, I know, it is politically correct to say Happy Holidays, but today is Christmas. It is also the birthday of a dear friend of mine who happens to be Jewish. She and that Jewish kid from Bethlehem share the same birthday.
Years ago, our family had wonderful next-door neighbors. They were Jewish. He was an excellent doctor, one of the best in town. One year, the year I remember because of what he said, a Christian patient sent him a card with a nativity scene on it. Someone at the gathering saw the card and was very surprised to see it there. “Not at all,” said our neighbor, “after all, they were a good Jewish family.”
See that? There’s PC, politically correct, and then there’s PC, properly Christian, Christ-like, and he, that good Jewish man, had love for all.
I wish you all love and peace this day.