So the grinch found that school I guess. It's a shame. Kids and adulds need somehing to feel
good about. Especially during the cold dark days of winter.
I once heard that that each day of the year has at least one religious connection to some following.
So if we tried to please all religions noting would get done. Some holidays were compromises
started by the Romans to merge with Christian beliefs.
It's a shame, but most major holidays have become more about making money than any other
meaning. If Christmas is to celebrinte Jesus Christs birthday, it should be closer to Easter than
late december. Easter by the way is another late invention, started by us rabbits.
though It's not even found in the Christian bible. Man tied it to the resurrection of Christ. It
began as a fertility celebrtions for spring.
The celebration of giving gifts and the little ole fat elf was mainly started in the 1800's to bring
bamily together. At first it was mostly just nicely decorated cards peple gave to each other.
The tree was started with the British monarchy who copied it from Germany. The english citizenry
wanted to follow their King and Queens example so there it spread. Who can say how many
homes have been lost due to christmas trees catching fire from candles ontheir branches.
.Followed by hot colored electric colored bulbs in later years. Nice thing about led's they burn
By the middle of the late 1800's gifts becan showing up under those trees. The santa we know
if I remember right was started with a poem. "The night before christmas." Interprising artists
started putting his picture on cards. So the story of Santa Clause for children was started.
The deer with the red nose was started with a song in the late 1940's
I think it's great we have a holiday like Christmas. Not to make all the money that it does
for merchants, but to give all the smiles the public at large. We need something to help us
feel good about ourselves and others.
I know many have reason to be sad, but unfortuantly nothing is perfect in this world.
Perhaps that school will feel different one day. Seems our world is changing, I hope for
the better. At least for the generations to come.