Tag: Christmas

Abiding Gifts at Christmastide 

Please bring for me this Christmastide
Such gifts that will with me abide.
I sorely need each priceless thing
That I am asking you to bring.
A Christmas tree – the same bright Star
That shines o’er Bethlehem’s fields afar.
So by that Star’s unwavering light
I’ll follow there on Christmas night.

Christmas is for babies

I adore Christmas and love it even more now that I have a 3-year-old in my life. The lights, songs, glitter and presents are something unique and wonderful in his eyes. Excitement is in the air and the beat of Christmas is palpable. A child makes this all real for me in a way that

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I still send out Christmas cards, don’t you?

There comes a time when there are no presents under the tree, no Santa visits and no gathering around the dinner table with generations of family members. What remains are Christmas cards. I love getting them in the mail and hanging them on my cupboards, windows, walls and then saving them for years down the

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Unwrapping Christmas

The outside of my house is dark this Christmas season. No lights, no garland, no artificial Santa or Baby Jesus on my lawn. I have a lone wreath. Everything looks so sad. In my world, Christmas is on the inside: I love the Christmas season. I love to get presents (SANTA, ARE YOU THERE?) I

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