“Love awoke one winter’s nightAnd wander’d through the snowbound land,And calling to beasts and birdsBid them his message understand. And from the forest all wild thingsThat crept or flew obeyed love’s call,And learned from him the golden wordsOf brotherhood for one and all.” – Author Unknown Merry Christmas! It's been yet another year filled with … Continue reading Christmas 2021
And, so, Christmas comes to bless us! Comes to teach us how to find The joy of giving happiness And the joy of being kind. ~Gertrude Tooley Buckingham, "There Will Always Be a Christmas" (1940s) This is my main tree this year. I finally got it finished a day or two ago. So many memories … Continue reading Christmas!
There is one more good thing about Winter—he brings Christmas. Through the bleak December the thought of the coming festival is pleasant—like the reflection of a fire on our faces.... Christmas-day is the pleasantest day in the whole year. On that day we think tenderly of distant friends; we strive to forgive injuries—to close … Continue reading Christmas
I'm in the mood to share a thought that makes me smile. And makes me pause for thought, too. How good is that? Read on, dear Readers. "Maybe we should develop a Crayola bomb as our next secret weapon. A happiness weapon. A beauty bomb. And every time a crisis developed, we would launch one. … Continue reading The Crayola Bomb