The Christmas Tree

Dear friends, have you ever wondered how the Christmas tree came to be? A little tale: When Jesus was born, excitement animated every living thing. For days people came from all over to see the child and bring him their humble gifts. Near the stable where the gathering occurred were three trees: a palm, an olive, and a fir. Seeing the people pass under their branches, the trees were taken with delight. Wishing to celebrate also, they decided to bestow their own gifts upon the child Jesus.

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