• Keith Collins

Everybody is waiting for Holidays;)



Holidays are a time for family, friends, and loved ones. They are a time for food, fun, and relaxation. But what are holidays really all about?


Most people think of holidays as a time to celebrate something specific. For example, Christmas is traditionally seen as a religious holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. However, the true meaning of Christmas has become more commercialized in recent years. The "Christmas season" now starts earlier and earlier each year, with retailers pushing holiday deals and promotions starting in late October or early November. And while many people do still view Christmas as a religious holiday, others see it more as a cultural celebration or simply an excuse to get together with family and friends.


Similarly, Easter is another holiday that has both religious and secular origins. For Christians, Easter is a day to celebrate Jesus' resurrection from the dead. But for many people who don't practice Christianity (or any religion), Easter has become synonymous with Springtime - a time of rebirth and new beginnings. In fact, the earliest recorded celebrations of Easter date back to pagan times when Europeans celebrated the arrival of spring with feasts and festivals honoring fertility gods and goddesses.





So what does all this mean for how we should celebrate holidays today? Well, it's up to you! If you want to focus on the religious aspects of holidays like Christmas and Easter, go ahead! But if you'd prefer to just enjoy some quality time with your loved ones without worrying about theological implications, that's perfectly fine too. Ultimately, there's no wrong way to celebrate - so long as you're doing it with the people you care about most!

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