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🎁Chritmas Gifts: the origins

Around 336 CE, the date December 25 appears to have become established as the day of Jesus's birth, and the tradition of gift-giving was tied to the story of the Biblical Magi giving gifts to baby Jesus.

Another Christian narrative describes the gift-giving habits of the 4th-century Christian bishop Saint Nicholas. The inspiration for Father Christmas and Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas of Myra was linked to miracles and is also known as Nicholas the Wonderworker. However, his habit of secretly giving gifts is chiefly responsible for his renown.

Possibly born in Patara in the southwest of present-day Turkey, Nicholas later became known for distributing wealth to the poor and for a series of miracles and benevolent acts. he asked that he keep his gifts secret.

In all means, Christmas is a season of giving, and offering gifts is a part of that spirit. It is a gesture of kindness and generosity that extends beyond our immediate circles. By giving gifts to others, we share the joy of Christmas and spread kindness and compassion.

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