Weekly Topic Inspiration: The Meaning of Christmas, Hanukkah & Kwanzaa
It might seem early, but just like many stores out there, you can benefit from getting on the Christmas bandwagon early by writing your winter holiday Hubs now. This gives them enough time to gain some standing in search engine results before the traffic arrives in full.
That’s why this week’s Weekly Topic Inspiration theme is the real meaning of Christmas (courtesy of kat11)! Join us in the forums for some inspiration and some commonly searched-for terms to get you started: http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/85984
Isn't it strange that we just celebrated the 10-day holiday "Diwali" in India, also called "The Festival of Lights?" And, Hanukkah has always been called, "The Festival of Lights." While Kwanzaa also Lights Up The Room and many Light up their Christmas tree.
The common thread to bring "Light Unto This World" means we should start respecting each other, treat others with compassion and kindness, and do not do unto others that which you would not like done unto you. Simply start thinking of our actions in an ethical and moral way to bring in the LIGHT! Blessings, Debby
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Religious Christmas, secular Christmas, both, or none? Every year someone asks, "What is the true meaning of Christmas?" One part of that for me is how I can honor departed friends, while I do more to appreciate those still on Earth. Merry Christmas! read more
People feel differently about different things making their meanings for those things, including Christmas, different. Come read mine, and maybe fondly remember some of yours. read more
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A true story about the real meaning of the festive season. read more
The Magi, or Wise Men Geertgen tot Sint Jans - Public Domain The question has been asked, "What is the true meaning of Christmas?" Christmas clearly means many different things to many different people. To others, it may mean nothing at all. In... read more
Family traditions during the holidays are a great way to spend the holiday season. Here is my family's tradition of the Christmas orange. read more
About a Boy and Love, Actually are two of the best Christmas-related films to come along in years. Each has it's own high points. read more
On Christmas Eve 1915, German soldiers in the western front trenches sang Christmas carols as so brought about a short truce to the hostilities of the first world war. On Christmas Eve 1995 in the Algerian village of Tribhirine, a group of Muslim terrorists, intent on violence to the monks of the monastery of Our Lady of the Atlas Mountains, left in peace, acknowledging the religious significance of the Christian feast day. For me Christmas means the possibility of forgiveness and reconciliation and new beginnings in hope. It means peace in our hearts, in our homes, communities and between nation enemies. Peace, not brought about through the might of national armies and fire power, but through the wonder, joy and vulnerability of a babe,
Do you have any family traditons? I'd like to share with you a few of mine that we enjoy each Christmas. read more
Christmas brings many opportunities for lessons of life. Here is one story of how a little girl learned about the beauty of simplicity. read more
What to the six aboriginal nations of the Iroquois Confederacy have in common with the Kwakiutl in the Pacific Northwest. Some interesting and beautiful Native North American traditions appear scattered across the continent. read more
A list of eight songs perfect for celebrating the festival of lights. Remind your friends and family about the miracle of Hanukkah by playing these holiday hits. read more
The history of Hanukkah gelt from its monetary origins to when chocolate coins were first "minted." Learn what gelt is used for and where to get it. read more
As Christian and secular Christmases seem to class each year, we see many stories, films and TV shows that present what the producers and directors feel is the true meaning of the holiday. Are they correct? read more
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