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Merry Christmas!

The very best of the Christmas season to everyone who is celebrating this weekend.

"Christmas is the Disneyfication of Christianity." ~~Don Cupitt

"Christmas gift suggestions:
To your enemy, forgiveness.
To your opponent, tolerance.
To a friend, your heart.
To a customer, service.
To all, charity.
To every child, a good example.
To yourself, respect."
~~Oren Arnold

"Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall." ~~Larry Wilde

"Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas." ~~Dale Evans Rogers

"Christmas Day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both." ~~Phillips Brooks

"Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone." ~~Charles Schulz

"Christmas is the time to let your heart do the thinking." ~~Patricia Clafford

"Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas." ~~Peg Bracken


Claudia said…
These are lovely quotes! I loved the one about the size of the tree, that's is so true!
StephanieD said…
Merry Christmas, Maria! I'm sorry to read that you won't be posting for too much longer. I did enjoy visiting your blog and seeing pictures of Maya and Muffin. I'll miss you guys!
Becky said…
I copied the Dale Evans quote.... wonderful!

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Sending Christmas (in July) cards with a Peace greeting to some of my favorite people.  Why not??

Scott Tube Free Toilet Paper--nothing to recycle.

Haagen-Dazs Coffee Ice Cream--always!

Baby Driver movie.

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What are your current little pleasures?