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Christmas Card 2016

65260e8975ef316d224b2b3711e65bb4May the greatest gift you give or receive this year be the peace and joy you find in your own heart.

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Christmas

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Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white’.
Bing Crosby

He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
Roy L. Smith

“Maybe Christmas,” the Grinch thought, “doesn’t come from a store.”

Dr. Seuss

The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school.
Alice Cooper

One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.
Andy Rooney

Expectancy is the atmosphere for miracles.
Edwin Louis Cole
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
Alexander Smith

God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving. If he gives us the gift of Christmas, it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it.
Pope Francis

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

Don’t let the past steal your present. This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.
Taylor Caldwell

May you have the grace, strength and imagination to make this the best Christmas you ever had.

Me

HEAD IN THE FOG

Please tell us about your goals;
Be sure to keep a log.
I would love to say,
But my head is in the fog.

 

 

In the fog of unknowing;
Of confusion and doubt;
Unclear in my heart
So I can’t figure things out.

 

 

In the fog of the present,
So unable to see
Ahead much of all;
What the future holds for me.

 

 

But surely you’ve made some plans,
With a timeline and all!
I have some ideas,
But that fog…I hit a wall!

 

 

Who knows what the future holds?
Who can say with such cheer,
“I see it all now,
The future is very clear!”

 

 

The fog isn’t exclusive;
It isn’t just for me;
We all live in it;
The future is hard to see.

 

 

I do believe in planning,
Perhaps keeping a log;
With humility,
Since my head is in the fog.

BLESSINGS AND LIGHT

This is a new day,
Filled with fresh ideas,
Opportunities,
Creative vision,
Hopeful plans and dreams.

 

Yesterday is done;
It has now grown cold,
With its hurts and pains,
Its accomplishments,
Blessings, smiles and gains.

 

I’ll fold yesterday
Put it in a drawer,
Tell the good stories,
Forgive all the rest,
Recall the glories.

 

Today, I will build
And sow healthy seed,
With promises bright,
So that tomorrow
Brings blessings and light.