Simple Living Works!

Episode 6: Whose Birthday? -1

Posted on: October 14, 2013

cuteKidsBrief show notes for this episode. . .

Whose Birthday Is it, Anyway? A radio adaptation of Alternatives’ best-known resource for Advent and Christmas. This episode features: Let’s Get Off the Christmas Roller-Coaster  (by K. DiAn Kempf Jones, inspired by the book UNPLUG the Christmas Machine) + Reflections (Spanish version), an Alternative Giving letter and making a Christmas Tree-Shirt from your child/grandchild’s hand prints (see left).

COMING next episode: Whose Birthday? – 2, featuring “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” + Reflection + Real Life Experience

SEASONAL HELPS from  Treasury of Celebrations: Create Celebrations That Reflect Your Values and Don’t Cost the Earth*

September-December | ADVENT | CHRISTMAS

New Year’s Day | Emancipation Day (Jan. 1) | Epiphany (Jan. 6)

Most of the following AV resources are part of this “Whose Birthday?” radio series.

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We at Simple Living Works! believe that simple living really does work! Voluntary Simplicity, choosing to live simpler lives, is a faithful, satisfying and effective lifestyle. Through social media, we extend the mission and resources of the non-profit organization Alternatives, 1973-2011. Simple Living Works! web site home page | THEMES/Seasons Index | Submission guidelines for Whose Birthday? 2013 | Issues 1-24

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Peace, Gerald ”Jerry” Iversen, Chief SLW! Activist

Photo credit: Jana Fickbohm.

Treasury of Celebrationspublished by Northstone, a division of Wood Lake, BC, Canada, best known for its Season of Creation curriculum)

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