I believe the Bald Cypress represents a wet body of water that could be worshipped as a swamp. I certainly do not know any Pagans, I believe that the Sith Lord from Star Wars controls the Druids, or is that Droids? I do know that many cultures and religions have worshipped trees, so im sure there are plenty of tree referencing religious ambiguities in history. with that said I can almost certainly promise you that history will reference Christains has having celebrated Christ birthday with a tree by putting ornaments on it and exchanging gifts on that day.
So when the Pagans start a holiday they can call thier tree a Holiday Tree, but in a culture prodominantly populated with christians we will most likely, continue the age old tradition of calling our tree a CHRISTMAS TREE... so thank you for your wise words they only enlighten us to your inner light.
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