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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Keeping Christmas

 Christmas is, of course, the time to be home - in heart as well as body." 
~ Garry Moore

 Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends."
~ Margaret Thatcher (1925- )

 Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.  ~Author Unknown

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


And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so?  It came without ribbons.  It came without tags.  It came without packages, boxes or bags.  And he puzzled and puzzled 'till his puzzler was sore.  Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before.  What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store.  What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more?
~Dr. Seuss

 Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful."
~ Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993)


 The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree:  the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.  ~Burton Hillis

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

(With Thanks to Dr. Seuss!)

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