A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce
, pine, or fir or ...... The crib and the tree: precious symbols, which hand down in
time the true meaning of Christm...
Long before the advent of Christianity, plants and trees that remained green all
year had a special meaning for people in the winter.Discover the history of the ...
The evergreen tree was an ancient symbol of life in the midst of winter. Romans
decorated their houses with evergreen branches during the New Year, and ...
The history of Christmas Trees, when they became popular and what they mean
and represent in Christmas Traditions and Customs.
The lights in the Christmas tree also have a deeper meaning. Originally the lights
used were candles, of course. During my childhood days in Germany my ...
Jun 2, 2004 ... Some question the origin of the modern Christmas tree, but to be ..... is a Greek
word (elpis) which has both an active and a passive meaning.
Dec 5, 2007 ... The symbolic meaning of Christmas trees originates in pagan culture where the
evergreen represents life, rebirth, and stamina needed to ...
The Christmas tree is a traditional decoration used for generations in the
celebration of Christmas - a Christian Religion Holy time. There can be strong ...
Dec 29, 2000 ... John Silber: "Many Americans celebrate both Christmas and Xmas. Others
celebrate one or the other. And some of us celebrate holidays that, ...
Dec 9, 2010 ... First published Christmas 2009; newly updated for Quivering Daughters. I think I
finally figured out what Christmas trees are really about.