Christmas – hollow or filled with meaning?

Some things look great on the outside but are disappointing within – the wrapping can be shiny and colourful but the contents turn out to be second-rate. What we hoped and expected to be solid and valuable can end up being hollow and worthless. Perhaps that is how you sometimes feel about Christmas? There is plenty of glitter and decoration on the surface – but you are not sure that underneath it there is any real truth or meaning. For many people Christmas is indeed hollow with nothing inside the fancy wrapping. Apparently, over a third of UK children do not know whose birth we celebrate at Christmas and half of adults reckon that the birth of Jesus is irrelevant to Christmas. This remi

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