Many families celebrated Christmas the right way this year. They stayed at home, dressed up, lit a candle, prayed and feasted to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. In the past years, our lives have been overtaken by all the commercial buzz of Christmas, making us forget the true meaning of the season. These times bring us back to the nostalgic years of the Philippines after the Japanese war when life was trying to get back to normal. Christmas gifts were not the priority. Survival was the main goal.
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'Twas the Night Before Christmas' Poems and Parodies for a Truly Unique Year
There's a new Powerpuff Girl in town Her fiendishly foul plot: to trick Santa into turning her into the fourth Powerpuff Girl! And, in the process, make him believe the Powerpuffs have been very, very naughty! Now, Bubbles, Blossom, and Buttercup must explode into a Yuletide tornado of bad-girl-thwarting action to put Princess in her place—and keep Christmas from disappearing forever! It is the day before Christmas Eve in Townsville , and the students at Pokey Oaks Kindergarten , including the Powerpuff Girls, are all anxiously awaiting Santa 's annual journey.
'Twas the Night Before Christmas' 2020 Poems and Parodies for a Truly Unique Year
By Clement Clarke Moore 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads; And mamma in her 'kerchief, and I in my cap, Had just settled down for a long winter's nap,. When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter, I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter. Away to the window I flew like a flash, Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash.
Christmastime in the earlys was mostly observed by drinking copious amounts of alcohol and going door-to-door to raucously solicit contributions of food, money, or more drink. Refusal often resulted in vandalism or other acts of retribution. Instead of rowdy wassailers banging at the door, Moore wrote of the jolly, non-threatening St. First published in , Rouleau said the poem succeeded in popularizing the image of Santa Claus and turning Christmas into the family-centered holiday we know today.