Christmas Trees (and other favorites) are actually Pagan (not Christian)

Christmas is a popular world-wide holiday that is celebrated by 160 countries. In the United States, 90% of citizens (95% of Christians) celebrate Christmas. I can think of dozens of traditions my family did growing up: putting up the Christmas tree and setting up a miniature winter village, baking Christmas cookies all throughout December, sledding with family, getting the perfect presents for everyone, enjoying eggnog. When I was very young we would attend church services throughout Advent and when I was older and no longer…