The True Meaning Of Christmas

The True Meaning Of Christmas One of my favourite Christmas activities is to read a good book about the meanings and interpretations of this season.  This year, the book which won that spot for my attention is “The World Encyclopedia of Christmas”.   Here’s how it begins – “In the Czech Republic a child gazes at a carp swimming in her bath tub; in Portugal a man is trying to make a turkey drunk.  In Ethiopia men are shouting and waving hockey sticks; in New Zealand a family is barbecuing on the beach.  In Denmark they are lighting a candle, while in Mexico they are strolling behind a young couple searching for a place to stay.  In Austria costumed figures are driving demons away with brooms, while in Canada warmly dressed singers are trudging door to door through the snow.  In Japan someone is reserving a table at an expensive restaurant, while>>>

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