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It’s about that time (if you haven’t already) to decorate the beloved Christmas tree this holiday season. Here are some fun tips on how to make decorating the tree not only fun, but also educational. Here are the symbolic meanings of various ornaments: 

  • The Star: A heavenly sign of prophecy fulfilled long, long ago- the shining hope of mankind.
  • The Color Red: The first color of Christmas, symbolizing that Savior’s sacrifice for all.
  • Red and Green Colors Together: Red stands for fire of the spirit, while green stands for nature and one’s life on earth. Red along with green symbolizes the Holy Spirit’s union with nature on Earth and saving the world.
  • The Fir Tree: Evergreen- the second color of Christmas shows everlasting light and life. The needles point up to heaven.
  • The Bell: Rings out to guide lost sheep back to the fold, signifying that all are precious in His eyes.
  • The Candle: A mirror of starlight, reflecting our thanks for the star of Bethlehem.
  • The Gift Bow: Tied as we should all be tied together in bonds of goodwill forever.
  • The Candy Cane: Represents the shape of the shepherd’s crook, used to bring lost lambs back to the fold.
  • The Wreath: A symbol of the never-ending eternal value of love… having no end.

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