Boxing Day traditionally falls on the first weekday after Christmas day. It’s a British holiday, but some others celebrate it I am sure. The custom is linked to an older English tradition. Since the servants would have to wait on their employers on Christmas Day, they were given the next day to go and visit with their own families and celebrate together. The employer would give the servant a box to take home that had gifts in it, or bonuses, and sometimes leftover food.
Today is also the beginning of Kwanzaa, created in 1966 as the first holiday specifically for African-Americans. So Joyous Kwanzaa as well!
Try to see the world around you with the eyes of a child. In the words of Aldous Huxley: “For every man, the world is as fresh as it was the first day, and as full of untold novelties for him who has the eyes to see them.”
Love and good cheer.
2 thoughts on “Happy Boxing Day!”
i do love boxing, my favorite boxer is of course manny pacquiao and el dinamita marquez.-
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Did you even read this blog post? It’s not about boxing, it’s about Boxing Day, which is a British holiday the day after Christmas. It has nothing whatever to do with the sport of boxing.