It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.

Author Unknown

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Chapter 12, Page 25, Book 13


A Prayer for Christmas Morning

Henry Van Dyke


The day of joy returns, Father in Heaven, and crowns another year with peace and good will.

Help us rightly to remember the birth of Jesus, that we may share in the song of the angels, the gladness of the shepherds, and the worship of the wisemen.

Close the doors of hate and open the doors of love all over the world…

Let kindness come with every gift and good desires with every greeting.

Deliver us from evil, by the blessing that Christ brings, and teach us to be merry with clean hearts.

May the Christmas morning make us happy to be thy children,

And the Christmas evening bring us to our bed with grateful thoughts, forgiving and forgiven, for Jesus’ sake.

Amen.

I’m  sending you all best wishes for a most JOYOUS and blessed Christmas!  Remember the work of Christmas has just begun…Christmas isn’t just for one day!


We wish you a merry Christmas; We wish you a merry Christmas;
We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

Good tidings we bring to you and your kin. 
We wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year!


Traditional Christmas Carol

6 comments:

linda m said...

Merry Christmas to you.

Carol Z said...

I wish you and your family a very merry Christmas!

JeanJournal said...

Although it's been said many times and many ways dear Pam ~ MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!! TO YOU!!!!!!!~~JeanJournal~~Rome Ga girl living in Calhoun

jack69 said...

Merry Christmas and YES! Joy all year round!!!!
One last MERRY CHRISTMAS for 2014.

(funny, did you ever think you would see that number on years?)

betty said...

So true that Christmas is just not one day! I hope it was a good day for you Ma!

betty

TARYTERRE said...

I hope you had a peaceful Christmas.