January 13th: St. Knut’s Day

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Today, Christmas is Really Over.

Norwegians call this day Tyvendedagen (“twentieth day”), because it’s the 20th day after Christmas. The ornaments come down and the tree is chopped into pieces for burning in the fireplace. In Norway, this is the very last day when it’s still acceptable to exchange the usual Christmas greeting, “Glaedelig Jul.” Celebrating the medieval Saint Knut’s feast day…



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Janis Hunt Johnson

Author, 5 Smooth Stones: Our Power to Heal Without Medicine through the Science of Prayer. Writer/Editor since 1983. From Chicago to L.A., now in Pacific NW.