Holidays Around the World

Use the writing prompt below to inspire you during this busy holiday season.

December is a month of multicultural holiday celebrations. From Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Mexican) to St. Lucia Day (Swedish) to Hanukkah (Jewish) to Christmas (Christian) to Kwanzaa (African American), numerous holidays are celebrated and traditions upheld. Which holiday will you celebrate? What traditions will you follow, and will you make new ones?

The Influence

Who has had the biggest influence on your life? It can be anyone, living or dead. Write a letter to that person and talk about the impact he or she had on your life. If that person is still alive, consider giving him or her the letter after you’ve finished it.