You can tell by all the Christmas wreaths on doors and the fact that neighbors try to outdo each other with the best decorations. Christmas wreaths, most frequently derived from evergreens, have a significant meaning for the season. The circular shape represents eternity, for it has no beginning and no end. From a religious perspective, it represents an unending circle of life — renewal, rebirth, everlasting life, memory, and hope. Text and photo by (c) Joel Gordon 2017 — All rights reserved.