If you have not yet seen Elf, stop reading this post right now. Get a hold of yourself. Get your life in order. Then, come back and see me.
If you have seen Elf and you hate it, go kick a puppy or steal Tiny Tim's crutches because that is probably what you were wanting to do anyway. And stop being a cotton-headed ninny muggins.
If you are a civilized, well-balanced human being (i.e. you have seen the movie, have liked it on Facebook, and have yelled out "SANTA!!! I KNOW him!" at least once this year) read on.Read all of Rozann's article at Word on Fire here.
Listen to Fr. Matt's talk here.