Tag Archives: Christmas

Memories of Christmas

Submitted by Heather Cole I do not have to close my eyes to remember Christmas Carols on the radio. However, I have a passion to hear live music being played by a band and next to the Black Fingers Band of my childhood years, my next favourite was the Royal Barbados Police Band. Christmas mornings in Queens Park would have

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Christmas Street Scrubbers

by Baba Elombe I returned to Barbados from studying in May, 1966 and immediately joined the Barbados Arts Council. I was elected to the Executive and given the position of Public Relations Officer. One of the responsibilities was the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation program on the Arts. This program never interviewed members of the artistic community but played a consistent diet

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Stepping Stones for the Understanding of the CHRIST and the Return of CHRIST

Submitted by NineofNine It matters not what what the atheist thinks THE CARNAL MAN CANNOT comprehend THE THINGS OF SPIRIT. The FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST / true Christians HOLD THE KEYS to the philosophers stone, the Holy Grail, the Fountain of youth and by that, it is meant to convey that once the Christian purports to follow divine instructions delivered by

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A Grenville Phillips Column – Find Redemption Like Scrooge

Sometime during the Christmas season, I normally find myself watching a movie of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’.  The story describes the reactions the selfish Ebenezer Scrooge to visits by ghosts of Christmas’ past, present and future on Christmas Eve.  However, his redemption only happens after he sees the impact of his selfish actions on others in his likely future.

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Christmas in October?

An interesting trend has emerged in Barbados in recent years. We have seen the promotion of the Christmas message in October by the commercial elites. A Bajan tradition of the not too distant past was to wait until we cleared the Independence period of November 30 before promoting Christmas messages. Tradition in the context of this discussion is popularly defined

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O Christmas Tree

2 Thus saith the Lord, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them. 3 For the customs of the people are in vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with an ax. 4 They

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Twas The Month Before Christmas

The following missive seems wholly appropriate as the Christmas season descends upon what is described as a Christian society called Barbados. Reproduced for the reading pleasure of the BU family (The original attributed to Clement C. Moore) Twas the month before Christmas When all through our land, Not a Christian was praying Nor taking a stand. Why the PC Police

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Where Is He Born King Of The Jews? The Dragon Was Wroth With The Woman And Made War With Her Seed”: – How The Message of Christmas Past Was Hatched In Infanticide, State-Sponsored Murder & Religious Tyranny

Submitted by Terence Blackett   “And there appeared in Heaven a great wonder; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of [12] stars: And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red

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It Is Beginning To Look Alot Like Christmas

We are approaching the biggest event on the Christian calender. Another year when Christians should be celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. Barbados prides itself on having built a model society based on  predominantly Christian values. As we become a  multi-religious society as a result of the inflow of people from around the world, we are still a majority Christian

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