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0karacsmikuWhy do we Witches feel the need to give gifts this time of year at Christmas and Yule? Most of the pressure is from Christian society and the materialistic culture we live in. From October on we are driven by commercials to buy buy buy for ourselves and for others. It is estimated in the US that the average consumer shells out $1000 in gifts and purchases. If we do not run up our credit cards and give to all our relatives and friends then we are looked upon as cheap and greedy. It has all become a game of who can spend the most to impress their friends and family. But maybe we are just poor and cannot afford such gifts. Or maybe we just do not buy into this feeding frenzy out of moral reasons.

In Christianity I think the main religious motivation is to emulate the three…

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