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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 m ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Jesus Christ Spirituality Christianity Pagan

It's the season of giving, so many look for ways to give to those in need. Whether it's by donating money, items, or time, there are many things you can do to bless others during the holiday season. Sure, volunteering ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances Jesus Christ Christianity

Many people see Christmas as the most wonderful time of the year. There are many reasons to be happy; it is a season of giving, spending time with family, and spreading cheer. However, it can be difficult to get into t ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances Spirituality Christianity

If you have read a newspaper or been on social media at all the last few days, then no doubt you have heard about the supposed Starbucks controversy. The mainstream media is reporting that people, particularly Christia ...

Category: Christianity

Despite the fact that Christmas has traditionally been considered a Christian holiday, the fact is the version we collectively celebrate is actually a combination of the traditions of many different religions and culture ...

Category: Holidays and Observances