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Posts Tagged: Christmas

A carol is a song (or dance) of praise and joy. Christmas carols have messages of happiness, anticipation and fun. Although many people do complain about hearing the same Christmas music over and over throughout the seas ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

By the time you read this, it will be too late to celebrate the feast day of Saint Nicholas, but you can still remember this real figure in history. Nicholas is the patron saint of merchants, children, pawnbrokers and br ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

It doesn’t matter what holiday you celebrate this winter season, it can be difficult to find holiday cheer amid a busy life, news reports, and the political atmosphere in the United States. Instead of trying to for ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanza or Saturnalia, November marks the start of a holiday season that can be extremely busy with family, friends, parties and more. You’re not only pressured to spend ex ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

The holidays might be over, but we should discuss how millennials face the Christmas season. If you haven't seen the "Hipster Nativity Set," you might want to take a minute and search for it on Google. It features wise m ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

Hanukkah is often compared to Christmas, but there are many differences between the Christian and Jewish celebrations. One key difference is that Christmas is always celebrated on December 25, while the date of Hanukkah ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Judaism

If you're like most Americans, you know the words to the popular Christmas song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas," but you may not realize what the Christmas meaning is. It can seem as if Christmas is over all too quickly ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion, Christianity

The practice of singing carols began centuries ago. People sang carols or songs of celebration and joy for all seasons. Traditionally, carols were sung at pagan celebrations, but early Christians encouraged new converts ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

"There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakabl ...

Category: Funerals, Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

Christmas is a time full of different traditions that have been a part of many of our lives for as long as we can remember. Some of them are traditions within our families, while others are traditions observed by the maj ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Jesus Christ, Spirituality, Christianity, Pagan