December 19th Look For An Evergreen Day

If you haven’t gotten you Christmas Tree yet it time to get out there and find it! While there are plenty of trees available the selection will leave fewer that you may want to adorn your family room!

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Martin Luther found the Evergreen to be the perfect tree to celebrate Christianity. It’s three points represent the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. It is a very beautiful tree, it’s scent is sweet and meaningful (Much like yesterdays Cookie Day) even though some of us are allergic to them.

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Since it grows nearly everywhere, it is available to nearly every society and often associated with a fresh coat of fallen snow. There are a number of reasons why the Evergreen was selected to celebrate the season with. I like to think I have a story about one reason for it becoming the Christmas tree, it’s call “Why The Evergreen’s Stay Green”.

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I know, I know… this is a shameless plug of a short novel I wrote. (Available on Amazon.com) But I like to think that it could be the truth. It is another example of why the Christmas Tree has become important to a large number of us. It is a symbol, just like Santa and the Gingerbread House.

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And if you haven’t gotten your tree yet, it’s time! You will want to enjoy it for as long as you can and keeping it in your house until Feburary might be a little weird.

How to celebrate – Take the family out and find your Evergreen. Plant a tree this year so you have your own Christmas tree for next year. (Or the year after) Decorate your tree with items that have a true meaning to you.

December 19th Look for an Evergreen Day

If you haven’t found your Christmas tree by now, today is the day to do it! (it’s getting a little late). Remember you still have to set it up, decorate it, and still have time to enjoy it! So get busy!

Now if you don’t know what you are looking for above is a little guide you may want to pay attention to. I think perhaps the most important part may be the shaking of the tree before putting it in your house…Unless you want a Griswold Christmas, and you don’t, make sure the tree does not have any critters living in it.

The short needle trees work the best but over the years firs, spruce, and pine trees have been used as Christmas trees. You must remember that whatever tree you select, it is giving it’s all. It is a sacrifice so that you may enjoy the season. So respect your tree (and all trees for that matter).

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And in a shameless plug for myself… get a copy of my Christian Fantasy eBook, “Why The Evergreens Stay Green“! It’s only 99 cents and available on Amazon or any e-book format you prefer. It makes for a great Christmas read. It’s short and maybe can even become a tradition reading it to your children by the Christmas tree on Christmas Eve.

So enjoy your Christmas, your Christmas tree, and your Family during the season. That’s what life is all about.

How to celebrate – Go get your Christmas tree! Make sure to provide water for any real tree you select. Read a copy of “Why The Evergreens Stay Green“.