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Christmas Spirit: Crafting a World of Solidarity

Earth-shaped Christmas globe with a peace dove perched on it

It’s that time of the year again! A time full of joy, anticipation and excitement for the upcoming festivities and holidays. It’s the Christmas season — a time when the world adorns itself in twinkling lights, festive cheer fills the air, and hearts are aglow with the spirit of giving and celebration. The hustle and bustle creates an ambience of merriment, yet within this joyful chaos lies a more profound significance that goes beyond the glitz and glamour of the season. It’s a time that prompts reflection, a reminder of the core values of love, compassion, and the promise of unity in a world that often feels fragmented and divided.

The Christmas spirit often signifies a beacon of hope and light in a bleak world. Its origins can be traced back to when ancient traditions and stories resounded with hope and generosity. The story of Jesus Christ’s birth is at the heart of the origins of Christmas. The story of Jesus communicates a powerful message of love, empathy, and compassion. It’s about the resonance of harmony and the warmth of solidarity rather than mere presents and jingling bells.

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Esha George is a graduate in Journalism and is pursuing a Masters in English from Christ University, Bengaluru. She is an active member of the Universal Solidarity Movement.

Esha George

Esha George is a graduate in Journalism and is pursuing a Masters in English from Christ University, Bengaluru. She is an active member of the Universal Solidarity Movement.