Regardless of the greetings we encounter, the King household intends to observe the Advent season with time carved out for reflection and preparation for Christmas. The help of “Merry Christmas” proponents is neither needed nor wanted.

If the utterance “Happy Holidays” can ruin your celebration of the birth of Jesus, you may wish to set aside a little time for serious examination of your beliefs. And if hearing fewer expressions of “Merry Christmas” is causing some Christians to fall by the wayside, then their faith, indeed, rests on shaky ground.