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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

'Tis The Season

After the heaviness of yesterday's post, I wanted to completely turn the tables and share something light and fun; and yet still holiday related...

I am starting to feel better (finally saw the doctor and am on antibiotics for a sinus infection) and I am beginning to feel the signs of Christmas in the air, like hearing Wham's "Last Christmas" on the radio. I think George Michael is still H-O-T and I love that cheesy 80's song. Hearing it to me, means it's the holidays. So, with that, here are some quotes about the most wonderful time of the year that I love:

"There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child." - Erma Bombeck

"I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month." - Harlan Miller

"From home to home, and heart to heart, from one place to another. The warmth and joy of Christmas, brings us closer to each other." - Emily Matthews

"There is no ideal Christmas; only the one Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions." - Anonymous

"What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace." - Agnes M. Pharo

"Christmas is for children. But it is for grownups too. Even if it is a headache, a chore, and nightmare, it is a period of necessary defrosting of chill and hide-bound hearts." - Lenora Mattingly Weber

"Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall." - Larry Wilde

"Whatever else be lost among the years, let us keep Christmas still a shining thing: whatever doubts assail us, or what fears, let us hold close one day, remembering its poignant meaning for the hearts of men. Let us get back our childlike faith again."- Grace Noll Crowell

"Somehow, not only for Christmas, but all the long year through, the joy that you give to others, is the joy that comes back to you. And the more you spend in blessing, the poor and lonely and sad, the more of your heart's possessing, returns to you glad. - John Greenleaf Whittier

My personal favorite:

"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year." - Charles Dickens

The best is yet to be.

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1 Comments:

Blogger Leah said...

I can't wait to spend Christmas with you all! Is Lucas ready for Santa?!
: )

December 2, 2009 at 9:17 AM  

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