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“Music is a fair and glorious gift of God.” proclaimed Martin Luther and no other time holds the gift of music as Christmas. Carols, choirs, children’s voices all remind us we as musical people are blessed with a true and innate gift of spirit. December is the perfect time of year to share your gift with others.

This season is built around ancient celebrations of the winter solstice which falls on or about December 21. Before the birth of Christ, the Roman Empire already celebrated December 25 as the birthday of various pagan gods. Most of our symbols of Christmas are of pagan origin. And pagans, of course were closely tied to the earth, our primary source, our first father and mother and teacher.

Nature makes its way indoors at Christmas as we bring Christmas tress, poinsettas, Christmas cactus into our homes. The burning of the Yule Log is a Scandanavian…

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  1. alunatunes
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 14:52:58

    Reblogged this on Melody Music Studios.

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