The Moonlady Holiday Compilation: Christmas

The Moonlady Holiday Compilation: Christmas

by Amy Martin



What Christmas Is All About from Peanuts

Tis The Season To Be Moody by Tales Of Mere Existence (video)

A Letter about Santa and God by  Gillie English Bishop

An urgent message from Santa

Anger in the Service of Justice: Following Jesus’ Example by Rev. Peter M. Wallace

Angels Among Us by Paul Crume

Christmas at the Rainbow Room by Rev. Eric Folkerth

Christmas for Mystics by Marianne Williamson

Christmas Has Only Just Begun by Daniel P. Horan

Christmas ‘Peace on Earth’ Means ‘No More War by John Dear

The December Dilemma of Accepting Christmas by Adena Cohen-Bearak

How We Say Christmas by The New York Times editorial board

Interfaith Christmas: Making God Boundless by Mike Ghouse

A Muslim’s Tribute to Jesus by Mike Ghouse

My Advent of Magnanimous Despair: Doubt and Depression Mediated Through Poetry  By Luke Hankins

On Reclaiming the Spirit of Christmas, Building Community, and Shows for the Coming Year – On Being with Krista Tippett: Dec. 2012

The Secular and Sacred Spirit of Christmas by David True

Why I Don’t Do Christmas by Krista Tippett


Culture & Lore

The American Christmas Quiz

Snopes on Christmas Legends

Everything You Know About Christmas Is Wrong  by Todd Van Luling   (photo essay)

Create an eco-friendly holiday with classic traditions by DFW GreenSource

12 Weird Christmas Traditions by  Joey Green

A Brief History of Santa

Tales Of Ye Ol’ Holly n’ Ivy

Christmas Around the World



Jim Gaffigan on Christmas  (photos)

The Worst Noël – Henri cat does A Christmas Carol (video)

The Year Kenny Loggins Ruined Christmas by Hyperbole and a Half (graphics)

5 Tips for Dealing with Rude Shoppers at the Holidays by Miss Lora, the trailer trash Miss Manners  (video)

How To Wrap A Cat For Christmas  (video)

Christmas 2012: The Funniest Someecards  (graphics)

Mary: Modern Inspiration for Facing Difficult Times by Rev. Amy Ziettlow

The Meaning of Christmas by Frank Schaeffer



Christmas Music Playlists: From Classical And Oldies To Salsa And Celebrities– HuffPost


Music Videos

It’s The Little Things mashup of Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s “Christmas Canon” and Blink-182’s “All The Small Things” with lines from It’s A Wonderful Life

12 Christmas Music Favorites Performed By Pop Stars, Crooners And Choirs

Tim Minchin – White Wine In The Sun

Lorena McKenna – The Mummer’s Dance

Mahalia Jackson – Silent Night

John Lennon solo version – Happy Christmas (War Is Over)

John Lennon group version – NEW  – Happy Christmas (War Is Over)

Dan Fogelberg – The First Christmas Morning

Judy Garland – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Robin Hackett –  This Holy Night

Grace Jones / Pee Wee Herman – Little Drummer Boy

Robert Earl Keene – Merry Christmas from the Family

John McCutcheon – Christmas in the Trenches

Saturday Night Live – Dick In A Box

Saturday Night Live – I Wish It Was Christmas Today

Frank Sinatra – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas



Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem  by Maya Angelou + a story from her life



Science Of Snowflakes: How Snow Crystals Get Their Amazing Shapes

Was the Christmas Star real?


Spoken Word

A Christmas Sermon On Peace by Martin Luther King – 1967

Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

The three readings are taken from the sermon “The Birth” by American minister and author Frederick Buechner.  “The Innkeeper” read by Jay Liddell – “The Wise Man” read by Stephanie Butler “The Shepherd” by Sally Vahle


TV Shows

A Charlie Brown Christmas – conclusion with Linus

News Radio does Christmas Story – Phil Hartman

Season’s Greetings from Tarzan,Tonto & Frankenstein