The Origin of Ornaments People everywhere love ornaments! The dazzling colors, sparkling finishes, and intricate details delight and fascinate young and old. No less fascinating is the back story about how all of these bangles, baubles and miniature beauties came to be such an integral part of the holiday landscape. The first known Christmas ornaments […]
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What is a Christmas tree if not a special messenger to the child in each of us? There it stands with its open branches so ready to bring us into the world of dreams and delight. We can smell the strong essence of earth and forest. We can see the deep green that symbolizes growth and fertility. We can feel renewed, as if life has just begun this very moment! There we sit in our living room playing board games with our family or watching our favorite holiday films. We laugh, we chatter, we joke around in excited tones. After all Christmas is so close! And while we are so focused on the day to day world our lovely Christmas tree can bring a magic to us that we can’t really see Yes, at another level our tree gifts us with an innocence and an imagination that we can’t touch but know is there.