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

Author Unknown

Friday, December 08, 2017

Chapter 12, Page 8, Book 17

Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.

Ruth Ann Schabacker

December 8th

The Lord loveth a cheerful give.  He also accepteth from a grouch.

Catherine Hall

I believe Christmas is a very special time.  It’s an occasion that passes in the blink of an eye if you don’t slow down and appreciate every second of it.  And also I think that the preparation is always half the fun of any holiday.

Today’s gift is the gift of time.  Time is one of the most precious gifts you can give to someone, especial to the people close to you:  your partner, your parents, children or perhaps your employees.  Give them time off from their daily chores so they can enjoy themselves. Let your kids play till dawn, let your parents go out for a bingo night, let your husband or wife have some personal time.  Imagine telling them, Sweetie, I’ll pick up the housework today, you just go have fun!

Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.

Author Unknown

Untie the ribbons...


betty said...

That is a good idea to give someone an unexpected gift of time, especially for themselves!


Chatty Crone said...

Time is so valuable - and not everyone appreciates it - we never know what the very next minute will bring. Enjoy time.

jack69 said...

Great ideas here MA. SWEET as usual!


giving the gift of time is personal and sweet.

Mevely317 said...

LOL-ing all over myself at Ms. Hall's quote! That struck my funny bone!

Rick Watson said...

Time and self are the two mos valuable things we have.