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Atheism, Religion, Christianity, Pagan, God is Imaginary, Holidays, Christmas, Jesus. ...False. Christmas is an adaptation of the Pagan Winter Solstice or Yule. Whatever Jesus was, he was definitely not born in December. Which leaves the question: Why do Christians celebrate Christmas? Presents.
Firstly, everyday of the week is not a holiday to us, although it may be to you. Secondly, just because we both celebrate a holiday on the same day - ex, Christmas - does not mean we "stole" it from you. As far as I know, you still have yours, correct? Thirdly, a majority of Christians don't celebrate what you know as Samhain - I'd say none of us do -; halloween is literally just food and dressing up. No one took anything from you; you still have yours. My calendar is Christian.
Pagans and Wiccans have the same religious freedom rights as everyone else in this country. Learn about your rights as a parent facing custody issues or dealing with teachers, as an employee worrying about discrimination in the workplace, and even as a member of the United States military.
PINE is a spiritual cleanser. Because it is evergreen, it also Draws Steady Money. Cleansing Incense, Floor Wash, and Bath: The Iroquois burned PINE Wood Chips, Needles or Pine Resin as an incense when moving into a vacant house, to Drive Out Spirits. If mixed with Camphor, the result is stronger. Placing PINE NEEDLES in a bath is said to Remove Mental Negativity. Pine-Tar Soap also has this effect. Pine-Sol, a commercial PINE-Scented Cleaner, can be dosed with PINE NEEDLES
The Holly King frequently appears as a woodsy version of Santa Claus. He dresses in red, wears a sprig of holly in his tangled hair, and is sometimes depicted driving a team of eight stags. The Oak King is portrayed as a fertility god, and occasionally appears as the Green Man or other lord of the forest.