It’s the season to be jolly… Ho ho ho! So are you? Jolly? Are you feeling Peace on Earth? What about Good Will Toward Men… Do you feel that? I finished the last of my Christmas shopping and can honestly tell you that I heard no (NO) Christmas music or carols. They were not heard on the streets, or in the stores. They were not heard on the car radio of my local station(s) or even in the grocery. I thought for sure that there would be some Christmas music in the grocery because so many of us are in there buying holiday food, but no… It was still Country Music or Rock. Yet we BUY the food and we BUY the presents.
Where did that music go? Why did it go? I talk to children almost every day… They tell me about everything from their “ouchies” to their secret loves. More and more, when I bring up Christmas music, children and young people have no idea what I’m talking about. Many of them think those melodies of old (if they do recognize them) think they’re nothing but background