Every year you purchase a Christmas tree before 23rd of December and keep it fresh and sparkling to 5 January. You may decorate such a tree using white, green, and red small ornaments in addition to snowmen, beguines, snowflakes, and Santa Clause decorative elements around your home.
Did you think about the reason of such decorative elements in this particular time of the year? Let’s figure out the reasons and symbols of such decorative elements to enhance the value of your celebration.
The fir tree is a symbol of the tree of paradise and the first Christians begin to decorate it using apple and candles. The green color of such a tree becomes a symbol of eternal life and the red color of apples becomes a symbol of the crown of thorns.
The candles of your Christmas tree become a symbol of the Christ as the light of the world, yet you can use the electric lights intending the same symbol. The star or angel at the top of Christmas tree is a symbol of the angle who announces Christ’s birth.
When you decorate your entrances with bells, you bring unique joy to your day and represent the precious state of Christ. The shepherd crook-shaped candy canes are symbols of the good shepherd and the gingerbread man symbolizes God’s creations. The trees in general in Christmas are symbols of such a hard, yet enjoying life in the days of winter, but the origin of this idea comes from the Romans who cut the evergreen plants to plant them inside their houses to keep them fresh along the wintertime.
If you are eco-friendly, you will certainly use a wreath every year made of fresh green plants and fruits. Such a wreath is already a symbol of the true love; so, you should keep this tradition, especially if you are married. The legend say that when Christ is born, the trees keep the ice out and become fresh green; so, you should keep your tree green as possible as you can.