CHRISTMAS TALES - VARIOUS
A collection of Christmas Poetry
On Christmas morning since medieval times Church bells are rung on Christmas morning to announce to
WHAT WOULD SANTA LIKE FOR CHRISTMAS? The Hollywood child star Shirley Temple stopped believing in Santa Claus when she was six because the Department store Santa asked for her autograph in a shopping center.
DEVON SUPERSTITION If, on Christmas Eve, in the county of Devon, a girl knocks on the henhouse door and a rooster
CHRISTMAS IS PAINLESS There is a perception that more suicides occur at Christmas time than at any other time of the year. However recent studies seem to indicate that the opposite is true. It would seem the gathering of friends and relatives at Christmas combined with the greater availability of community resources for those in need, may serve to protect people vulnerable to suicide
PROTECTOR OF THE WEAK In Russia Nicholas is greatly revered as the protector of the weak from the strong, the oppressed from the oppressor, and the poor from the rich. He is regarded as the Christian champion of the disadvantaged and In the Orthodox tradition he is the known as the Wonder or Miracle Worker.
Sometimes when you least expect it life can really slap you in the face and then it kicks you when your on the ground. The slap came when Jackie Melville was taken ill in January last year and needed surgery.
T hat's political correctness that is In one of its insidious ways That stops us saying Merry Christmas And makes us say happy holidays
We automatically associate colors with Christmas festivities such as the red of the berries on the holly bush or in Santa's outfit. Red in its many uses is definitely the color of December and as a religious symbol it stands for fire, blood and charity.
Every year as a token of there gratitude the people of Norway present Britain with a 70 foot christmas tree which stands in Trafalgar square.
The Robin although synonymous with Christmas in most people's minds has in fact no connection to the Christmas story what so ever.