TAKE 5 for a FEW*

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Wouldn’t life be worth the living
Wouldn’t dreams be coming true
If we kept the Christmas spirit
All the whole year through?
~Author Unknown


* The Star: A heavenly signs of prophecy fulfilled long, long ago- The shining hope of mankind.

*The Color Red: The first color of Christmas, symbolizing that Savior’s sacrifice for all.

* The Fir Tree: Evergreen- the second color of Christmas shows everlasting light and life. The needles point up to heaven.

*The Bell: Rings out to guide lost sheep back to the fold, signifying that all are precious in His eyes.

*The Candle: A mirror of starlight, reflecting our thanks for the star of Bethlehem.

*The Gift Bow: Tied as we should all be tied together in bonds of goodwill forever.

*The Candy Cane: Represents the shape of the shepherd’s crook, used to bring lost lambs back to the fold.

*The Wreath: A symbol of the never ending eternal value of love…having no end.

6 Responses

  1. This is very similar to a Christmas program my boyfriends kids were in at his Mom’s Church. They went through each ornament on a tree and described it’s meaning to Christ’s birth. The ending was the gifts under the tree signifying the gifts the wise men brought to Baby Jesus and the gift of salvation given to us by Baby Jesus. I looked at gift giving a whole different way after hearing that. The exchanging of gifts wasn’t a duty but it DID honor Christ.
    This was wonderful to read. Thank you!

  2. Thank you for the wonderful insights. I love the symbolism. 🙂


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