Essay on The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

1025 Words Dec 9th, 2015 null Page
Has the "Most Wonderful Time of the Year," lost its significance. When stores start putting out Christmas decorations in October, it is readily apparent that Christmas has become too commercialized. Wishing someone a simple "Merry Christmas," has become almost non-existent to express. In today 's society it seems everyone has to be politically correct as to not offend anyone. Retail establishments and the workplace alike have also de-valued the true meaning of Christmas. Celebrations allowing coworkers the opportunity to inner twine with each other on a different level has been replaced with a handout known as the "Christmas bonus". While retailers, simply worrying about how much revenue they can generate throughout the season. Their goal is to simply pull in the consumer with the "best bargains," money can buy. Christmas you can say has actually lost its "Merry."

There was a time Christmas was about celebrating with family and friends. It was the time of sharing laughs and making memories. I can recall mom and my aunts in the kitchen baking, telling stories of their childhood, laughing, making memories. Then there was that special batch of cookies made, to leave for the anticipated arrival of the famous white bearded man we had all heard stories of, Santa Claus. We were told how this man flew around the world in one night to deliver gifts to all the "good" boys and girls. He did so with the help of eight magical flying reindeers that pulled his sleigh like a speeding…

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