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Visionkeeper – Re-Inventing Holidays – 31 October 2013

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Halloween has arrived. It has been a great many years now that I have shunned away from holidays and many saw me, I’m sure, as a fun buster. For a long time I never could understand why I didn’t get into the festivities along with everyone else. Since those earlier days I have come to understand my hesitation to join in. Somewhere buried deep within I grasped the reasons for the holidays being not quite what we were being led to believe. Our holidays were created for corporate profits and many times not for our best interest. Look at Halloween for instance. We dress our kids up and take them around neighborhoods collecting what amounts to bags of poison! Sugar is a poison and yet we have grown up consuming it often in generous quantities and in the end it is to our detriment and sadly to our children’s. Of course the corporate candy creators love Halloween and use it to stuff their pockets with our hard-earned money and we end up destroying our health. Christmas is all about business profits, filling our voids within with stuff that in the end will do nothing to fill that void. Corporations love Christmas as well as it once again fills their pockets and empties ours. Continue reading