Browsing: December 25

A Brief History On December 25, 0000, Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem, in what is now Israel.  (It was Israel then, too.) Or so the story goes.  Historians find some problems with the Biblical and common interpretation of the birth of Christ, including even the date, meaning the day as well as the year.  The Ukrainian side of this author’s family celebrated Christmas on January 7 each year, which coincidentally is this author’s birthday!  Yes, that makes this author the first person mentioned (besides Jesus) as being born on Christmas.  Today we take a look at 10 famous people…

A Brief History As Christmas approaches, we ask, “Who doesn’t like the holidays?” In general, holidays are viewed as fun and relaxing, as people have a chance to exchange presents and eat scrumptious food. They get to do fun things like enjoying free spins at casinos, watch fantastic parades, and take a break from their daily routine, but although holidays have a positive connotation nowadays, it was not always the case. Some holidays were born out of hideous events that took place centuries ago, and with time, people forgot what had led to the celebrations in the first place. Before…

A Brief History Observed primarily on December 25, Christmas is the most joyous time of the year. The spirit of giving seems so high during this holiday season.  Everyone just cannot stop giving gifts to their friends and loved ones, but if you and your friend live a zero-waste lifestyle, it is certain that you do not forget giving the environment, not just the people around you, the gift of love as well. Yes, you can certainly give the environment a gift of love by buying gifts that align with your goals of living a zero-waste lifestyle. Do not worry…

A Brief History On December 25, Christians around the world celebrate Christmas as a special time full of cheer and love. Many people look forward to going home and spending time with family. Some of the fondest memories people have of their childhood involve Christmas time – playing in the snow, opening presents, and feeling the cheer in the air. For some parents though, Christmas is a stressful holiday. Although this can be easily avoided. With proper planning beforehand, everyone can have an unforgettable Christmas as a family. Here are a few tips to get you started. Digging Deeper Have…

A Brief History World War I has seen its share of bloodshed and tragedy. Still, around Christmas time in 1914, something miraculous happened. After violence has claimed a considerable number of lives, the German and British soldiers have decided to stop killing each other for the holy Christmas day. This way, the unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914 began, but what made it possible for them to start singing carols, and what is the actual story of the famous Christmas Truce? Let us find out more! Digging Deeper How It All Begun Before the legendary event of World War I, the…

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