Favorite Quotations ~  Christmas How the Grinch Stole Christmas

"Many merry Christmases, friendships, great accumulation of cheerful recollections, affection on earth, and Heaven at last for all of us." ~ Charles Dickens

The Poinsettia Tradition

I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign for you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger. ~ Luke 2:10-12

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 happens everywhere every time someone reaches out to touch another life with love. ~ Carol Duerksen

The only real blind person at Christmas-time is he who has not Christmas in his heart. ~ Helen Keller

There is a better thing than the observance of Christmas day, and that is, keeping Christmas. ~ Henry van Dyke

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

Christmas is the day that holds time together. ~ Alexander Smith

Christmas--that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance--a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved. ~ Augusta E. Rundel

There are no strangers on Christmas Eve. ~ Adele Comandini

An informal survey shows that what most people want for Christmas is two more weeks to prepare for it. ~ Bob Stanley

Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts. ~ Janice Maeditere, Heart of Christmas

Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day. ~ Helen Steiner Rice

There is no ideal Christmas; only the one Christmas you decide to make as a reflection of your values, desires, affections, traditions. Bill McKibben, Hundred Dollar Holiday

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