Monthly Archives: December 2012

O Holy Night

Twelve Days of Favourite Christmas Quotes: Quote #12 “Truly He taught us to love one another;/ His law is love and His gospel is peace./ Chains shall He break, for the slave is our brother,/And in His name all oppression … Continue reading

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‘Christmas 1863’

Twelve Days of Favourite Christmas Quotes: – Quote #11 In this poem Henry Wadsworth Longfellow writes about the Civil War but its message is timeless. These are a few of the final lines. “And in despair I bowed my head,/ … Continue reading

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And they shall call His name Immanuel

Twelve Days of Favourite Christmas Quotes – Quote #10 “When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy. And when they had come into the house, they saw the young Child with Mary His mother and fell down … Continue reading

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Things, things and more things…..

Twelve Days of Christmas Quotes – Quote #9 “If, as Herod, we fill our lives with things, and again with things; if we consider ourselves so unimportant that we must fill every moment of our lives with action, when will … Continue reading

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‘On top of the world looking down on creation’….

12 Days of Christmas Quotes – Quote #8 …”And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called He seas; and God saw that it was good. And from the crew of Apollo 8, we close … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun…..

  Today, December 21st, is the longest night of the year for us……but, at long last,  starting tomorrow each day will be lighter longer and in just three more days it will be Christmas. Presents are but a small part of … Continue reading

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You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch….

Twelve Days of Favourite Christmas Quotes – Quote #6 “Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “doesn’t come from a store….Maybe Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more.” – Dr. Seuss – How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991) was an American writer and cartoonist … Continue reading

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