“The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung.” ~ Phillips Brooks

5 more weeks til December 25th!

 
 

I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. And thus I drift along into the holidays – let them overtake me unexpectedly – waking up some fine morning and suddenly saying to myself: “Why, this is Christmas Day!” ~ David Grayson

7 more weeks til December 25th!

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“Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.” ~ Author unknown, although some think it’s a 7-year-old named Bobby

8 more weeks til December 25th!

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“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.” ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

9 more weeks til December 25th!

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“Christmas… is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.” ~ Freya Stark

10 more weeks til December 25th!

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“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” ~ Dale Evans

11 more weeks til December 25th!

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“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.” ~ Calvin Coolidge

12 more weeks til December 25th!

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