Monthly Archives: December 2012

Symbols of Christmas – The Xmas Tree “green and alive”

The Xmas Tree is the symbol of the Christmas season. They played a symbolic part because they stayed “green and alive” when other plants appeared “dead and bare”. They represented everlasting life and hope for the return of spring. The … Continue reading

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Symbols of Christmas – Holly “a man’s plant”

Druids believed that the evergreen holly bush, with its shiny leaves and red berries, stayed green to keep the earth beautiful when the sacred oak lost it leaves. As a substitute for Mistletoe (a pagan symbol), the Christian Church suggested … Continue reading

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Symbols of Christmas – Mistletoe “you cant refuse a kiss!”

Mistletoe is a great excuse to face your fears and kiss someone you have been longing to kiss all year.  The best part is…they cant refuse! Kissing under the mistletoe is first found associated with the Greek festival of Saturnalia … Continue reading

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