This time of year is the perfect time to reflect and show appreciation. Christmas is a time of giving. Christmas Day is celebrated in the United Kingdom on December 25. It traditionally celebrates Jesus Christ's birth but many aspects of this holiday have pagan origins. Christmas is a time for many people to give and receive Christmas gifts and prepare special festive meals and do a lot of Christmas decorations. Most families have a Christmas tree (or maybe even two) in their house for Christmas. The decorating of the tree is usually a family occasion, with everyone helping. Christmas Trees were first popularized the UK by Prince Albert, the husband of Queen Victoria. Prince Albert was German, and thought that it would be good to use one of his ways of celebrating Christmas in England.The festive season is quick on its way to bring people joy and happiness. In order to finally experience the Christmas season, people fill their houses with beaming lights and colorful Christmas decorations.
The most famous Christmas lights in the UK are in Oxford Street in London. Every year they get bigger and better. Thousands of people go to watch the big 'switch on' around the beginning of November. Christmas is a time when, considering their differences and who they are, individuals come together. With holiday cheer, people seem to be happier. The season for gift, compassion, loving, kindness, and sharing is Christmas. Although Christmas is a special holiday once a year that one get to experience. The actual purpose of Christmas is to give up one’s very self, to consider only for others and how to bring the greatest happiness to others.
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