Pagan and Christian Happy Holiday...

Jump to Last Post 1-4 of 4 discussions (6 posts)
  1. profile image0
    Sophia Angeliqueposted 6 years ago

    Could I combine a wish for a happy holiday for both pagans and Christians who celebrate this day. The day had its roots in paganism, so I'm assuming that pagans still celebrate the day.


    Have a very good day and may it be whatever you want it to be.

  2. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 6 years ago

    The Pagan holiday of Yule, from which many Christmas details were taken, is celebrated on the winter solstice.  That date varies depending on the astronomical shortest day of the year, but it takes place between the 20th and 23rd of December.

    1. profile image0
      Sophia Angeliqueposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for letting me know. I wasn't sure. So if Christmas has its roots in pagan holidays, why don't pagans celebrate it anymore?

  3. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 6 years ago

    Paganism is an umbrella term that covers a wide range of spiritual belief systems, so there are no answers that are going to definitively cover all possible facets.  To presume that there is only one form of Paganism in the world is just as much of a misperception as presuming that there is only one form of Christianity, or Buddhism, or Judaism, or Hinduism, etc.

    If you actually went out and met and interacted with a lot of Pagans, you'd probably find everything that ranged from Pagans who do celebrate secular Christmas to Pagans who find the idea of observing a holiday that was invented to override and obliterate native religious traditions highly-offensive, from people who've never celebrated it because it was never part of their cultural heritage or family traditions to people who decided it looked like fun and they wanted to see what it was like, or more sadly, people who practice it so that their intolerant neighbors or community won't notice that they are some religion that doesn't celebrate Christmas.

  4. mega1 profile image77
    mega1posted 6 years ago

    I have always felt that we should take the whole month of December off to celebrate!  big_smile  and just call it December-fest.   I like the idea of the festival of lights - celebrating the return of more sunshine.  I don't like to attach my belief in benevolence to any humans - Jesus or any of them - somehow I feel it will benefit humans to pay more attention to all the rest of life and how all life deserves to be celebrated - not just us!  So Peace and Joy and Light and Love to all of you, no matter how you celebrate, be safe and content and appreciating the beauty that is everywhere!

    1. profile image0
      Sophia Angeliqueposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I like that!!!


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)