Their Origins and Symbolism Remain Largely Pagan in Nature

“Q. [A 2nd Generation of Homeschooling]:

Why don’t you participate in Halloween any longer?

A. [Jennifer Bogart from QuiverfullFamily.com]:

So many of our Western ‘holidays’ are secularized/Christianized pagan holy-days. As a one-time pagan who mocked Christians who took part in these adulterated holidays, I can in no way celebrate them with my family. Halloween is only one on a list of holidays that have been co-opted from pagan belief systems: Christmas, Easter, Halloween – they may all be widely accepted, and the former two have had Jesus thrown into the mix, but their origins and symbolism remain largely pagan in nature.”

Read more: http://www.a2ndgenerationofhomeschooling.com/2010/08/former-wiccan-and-self-proclaimed-witch.html

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