Christmas Day 2017: Inspirational Bible Verses, Passages, & Prayers

Today is Christmas Day 2017. To help you celebrate Christ’s birth, here’s a list of 10 inspirational Christmas quotes and Bible verses. 1. “I bring you the most joyful news ever announced, and it is for everyone! The Savior-yes the Messiah, the Lord-has been born tonight in Bethlehem!” (Luke 2:10-11) 2. “At this Christmas when Christ comes, … Continued

Is Christmas a Pagan Holiday? History & Origin of ‘Saturnalia’

Many of the traditions we associate with Christmastime actually have their history in the ancient Roman festival of Saturnalia. This means that Christmas is pagan in its origins. Saturnalia celebrations were typically held December 17-23 while Christmas is always observed on December 25th. While this ancient holiday was eventually phased out by other religious celebrations, many Saturnalia … Continued

Does Amazon Deliver on Christmas Eve 2017 Since It’s Sunday?

Will Amazon deliver packages on Christmas Eve 2017 since it’s Sunday? UPS, the main courier of Amazon, is off that day. However, according to Amazon, there are still ways to make sure you have a “Merry Christmas” presents-wise. For Amazon Prime members, Friday, December 22 is the last day to order for free two-day shipping … Continued

Does Christmas Have Pagan Origins in the Winter Solstice 2017?

Throughout history, common celebrations have often revolved around solstices, eclipses and other astrological occurrences. Because of this, historians believe that Christmas origins and traditions owe much to pagan celebrations during the winter solstice. Here are three ways that Christmas origins and pagan winter solstice celebrations are similar: 1. Holly and Mistletoe Are Meaningful in Winter … Continued

The 2017 Cast of ‘A Christmas Story Live!’

The wait is over. Tonight, FOX will broadcast A Christmas Story Live! beginning at 7pm ET. Scott Ellis and Alex Rudzinski directed the show. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, known for Dear Evan Hansen and La La Land, were behind the music for tonight’s production. The beloved musical follows young Ralphie Parker, who only wants … Continued

Top Tips & Tricks for Holiday Travel 2017

The holidays are finally here, which means the busiest travel season of the year is upon us. If you’re reading this, you probably haven’t booked a trip yet. Whether you’re craving a last-minute escape from the snow, or simply need to get out and explore someplace new, we’ve got the top tips and tricks for … Continued

Hanukkah 2017: When Does It Start & End This Year?

Hanukkah is just around the corner, so get those Menorahs out. The Jewish holiday will begin the evening of Tuesday, December 12, this year. It will end Wednesday, December 20. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, lasts for eight days. During this time, families gather in honor of the rededication of the Second … Continued

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