My faith in immigrants, welcoming the culture and celebrations of this great country of ours, has been enhanced somewhat after reading this article: For Muslims celebrating Christmas, it’s a holiday, not a holy day – latimes.com.
All too often you hear about immigrants being welcome into our country, to just turn around and ignore our cultures, holidays and laws and regulations. They do not consider themselves Americans, they instead consider themselves Mexican-America, Asian-American, African-American, Muslim-American or whatever, you get the picture. We accept these people and they do not want to even learn our language most of the time. If we become a citizen of their country, I am quite sure they expect us to assimilate to their cultures, holidays and laws and regulations. I am getting off target here though. Continue reading