Category Archives: Traditions

25 Days of Christmas: Day 16 ~ Christmas on the Silver Screen

When you think of Christmas, you may think of the joy that’s brought each season by television, music, and the movies. The Grinch, George Bailey, Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer, and a host of other figures who came to prominence after … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 15 ~ Christmas Poems

From William Shakespeare to Robert Frost, some of the most notable poets in history have written about Christmas. The Holly and the Ivy (In English lore, holly and ivy were often personified as male and female, which made them popular … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 12 ~ Christmas Traditions, Part II

Stars and Wise Men The Star of Bethlehem, often found at the top of a Christmas tree or on a plate of Christmas cookies, is strictly Christian in origin, from the Gospel of Matthew. The nature of the star mentioned … Continue reading

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