We Americans enjoy celebrating a lot of stuff.
Those of us who consider ourselves Christians like to talk about and celebrate God. That goes without saying.
We like to celebrate family too.
Some of us like to celebrate freedom.
Or even America itself. Many of us will celebrate America in just a couple of weeks…on Flag Day, the most important and widely celebrated holiday of national patriotism. Well, maybe not. Most of us will celebrate a lot of “American” stuff a couple of weeks after that. I don’t really know what Flag Day is for.
Here’s what’s happening though, and it might be something to think about the next time we come to a holiday or other celebration.
People can celebrate anything they want. Americans celebrate a lot of diverse values. But those of us who celebrate God, had better be extra careful.
Because God is sharing space with a lot of other things that seem to get equal billing.
Here’s what I mean.