What Christmas Means To Me

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Christmas is not only a day of sharing presents and celebrating with family and friends, but also a week of joy. The exciting days leading up to christmas to the aftereffects of happiness that result from the carols of Christmas prove that December 25th is a very special holiday. Christmas to me means spending and sharing time and the moments with each other and it also celebrates the birth of Jesus. The gifts and the food are amazing, but the main point of Christmas is to celebrate the nativity of Christ. As the holidays come closing in, our family prepares for this season by hanging up Christmas trees, hanging lights throughout the house, buying gifts for loved ones and relatives, and preparing for the Christmas tradition that comes around …show more content…
We prepare by buying various types of food; potatoes, pork chops, green beans, gravy, stuffed turkey, and many more food items. My family and I work together to prepare the multitude of food that will soon stack the tables with elegant calories. An average of 6 hours are spent in the kitchen and my tasks include stuffing the turkey, cutting the beans, and cleaning the dishes once the dinner has finished. Of course, my family alone cannot finish the food so we usually invite close family and friends to eat the food with us. Once the food is complete, we wait for everyone to arrive at our household and from then on, the dinner has almost started. Once everyone is seated, they must endure 10 minutes of succulent and mouth watering moments as they resist the urge to eat the food that is coming from the kitchen onto the table. No rushing though, even though all the food has finally come on the table, we must pray over the food and give thanks that we even have food to begin with and thank the cookers for preparing it. Bon appetite! Dinner has started! As joyous hearts eat, we talk about family matters, funny stories, and other people. The stories we share are either very funny or very deep but nonetheless, these stories are cherished each year. Stories about tragic christmas shopping, ugly christmas sweaters, and our countless attempts to set the christmas tree perfectly straight are …show more content…
From the decorations to the Christmas shopping, the holidays are an excellent way to spend quality time with one another and be generous. The gift sharing, the festive Christmas dinner, and the fun days with my friends all make Christmas a wonderful day. No matter the amount of money spent, the amount of decor put up, or if the tree is fake or not, Christmas can be truly enjoyed as long as it’s Christmas spent with family. As long as you have each other, the holidays can be a day that could possibly serve as the best day of anyone 's life provided you have family and friends to share the day

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