Simply a token reference of exercising to make this post more appropriate to a blog site thats expected to be about healthy aging: I worked out quite hard and for a number of hours on Tuesday (Jan 5th). Today Im enjoying Little Christmas by doing a brief healing walk and bike trip.
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January 6 is formally the Feast of the Epiphany in Western Christianity which celebrates the check out of the 3 sensible males to Bethlehem. It also is the end of the twelve days of Christmas In some traditions it is also called Little Christmas.
January 6, 2021.
In Ireland Little Christmas is also called Womens Christmas or Womens Little Christmas. I dont understand where the custom came from, however on this day Women are supposed to feast and rest while the guys do all the work. Seems like a great idea, I can see why that would be popular -a minimum of among half the population.
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I constantly keep in mind Little Christmas being celebrated on January 6, and many individuals likewise treated that as the day the Christmas season was over, and their decors came down. I was informed it had something to do with the difference in between the Gregorian calendar, utilized by Western Christians, and the Julian calendar, used by Orthodox Christians.
I always keep in mind Little Christmas being commemorated on January 6, and many people likewise dealt with that as the day the Christmas season was over, and their decors came down. I was informed it had something to do with the distinction between the Gregorian calendar, used by Western Christians, and the Julian calendar, used by Orthodox Christians. In some customs it is also understood as Little Christmas.
Another reason for commemorating this day as Christmas is the distinction in between the Julian and Gregorian calendars. Considering that he was the head of the Western Christian church and there had been a split between that church and the Eastern (Orthodox) church, the latter did not adopt the new calendar however stuck with the old one.
Another reason for celebrating this day as Christmas is the difference in between the Julian and Gregorian calendars. In Ireland Little Christmas is also called Womens Christmas or Womens Little Christmas.