Viewpoints: The meaning for the season is similar for us all

  • Editorial Board
Updated Dec 22, 2017
Ralph Barrera
American-Statesman

The signs of the holiday season are everywhere. The festive lights adorning our homes and trees, the bustling stores and shopping malls, the ubiquitous commercials reminding us we have gifts to buy.

That’s all fine, but the meaning of the season is much deeper, of course.

Even after a year full of headlines about injustices, tragedies, bloodshed and disasters, the spirit of the season shines regardless of religion. Faith — whether it is faith in a creator or faith that human kindness will prevail — makes it possible. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING.