Symbol of Joy

Posted by Thomas Moore on Dec 11, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Photo by Jasmin Schuler on UnsplashThe Christmas tree, so simple and yet so strange, is a natural symbol that speaks to many people without elaborate explanation. It was there, you remember it, you know it was meaningful, even if you can’t put that meaning into words. The lights and ornaments made you happy. You knew that Christmas was a special time, though you have never heard about liminality, utopia, or soul and spirit.

—from the book The Soul of Christmas by Thomas MooreThe Soul of Christmas

 

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