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One can never have enough socks," said Dumbledore. "Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn't get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.

Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!

The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.

Mistletoe," said Luna dreamily, pointing at a large clump of white berries placed almost over Harry's head. He jumped out from under it. "Good thinking," said Luna seriously. "It's often infested with nargles.

How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, His precepts

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

Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the unwanted, care for the ill, love your enemies, and do unto others as you would have done unto you.

Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.

My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?

Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. Click to tweet

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Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.

Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.

In the old days, it was not called the Holiday Season; the Christians called it 'Christmas' and went to church; the Jews called it 'Hanukkah' and went to synagogue; the atheists went to parties and drank. People passing each other on the street would say 'Merry Christmas!' or 'Happy Hanukkah!' or (to the atheists) 'Look out for the wall!

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

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Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.

The reality of loving God is loving him like he's a Superhero who actually saved you from stuff rather than a Santa Claus who merely gave you some stuff.

The Supreme Court has ruled that they cannot have a nativity scene in Washington, D.C. This wasn't for any religious reasons. They couldn't find three wise men and a virgin.

If my Valentine you won't be,I'll hang myself on your Christmas tree. click to tweet

Always winter but never Christmas.

The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood

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Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!

Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and family and to create memories that will last forever. Jesus is God's perfect, indescribable gift. The amazing thing is that not only are we able to receive this gift, but we are able to share it with others on Christmas and every other day of the year.

We send out Christmas greetings to friends and family near and far, we put up the tree in hopes Santa will arrive, but most of all we take the time to thank God for His Son.

And so, seven hundred years before the Wise Men gave, before the angels sang, and before the shepherds arrived, Isaiah explains for us in wonderful detail what Christmas is all about.

Christmas is for everyone, adults and children alike. Allow this season fill your heart, and let go of the things you dislike. Click to tweet

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When we remember a special Christmas, it is not the presents that made it special, but the laughter, the feeling of love, and the togetherness of friends and family that made that Christmas special. 

Some countries don't celebrate Christmas, but everyone welcomes in the New Year, even if it's on different dates. 

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.

When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things - not the great occasions - give off the greatest glow of happiness.

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.

A lovely thing about Christmas is that it's compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together. Click to tweet

Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves.

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Yet as I read the birth stories about Jesus I cannot help but conclude that though the world may be tilted toward the rich and powerful, God is tilted toward the underdog.

No matter how much falls on us, we keep plowing ahead. That's the only way to keep the roads clear.

Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart...filled it, too, with melody that would last forever.

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Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart. Click to tweet

It was the beginning of the greatest Christmas ever. Little food. No presents. But there was a snowman in their basement.

What kind of Christmas present would Jesus ask Santa for?

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Christmas it seems to me is a necessary festival; we require a season when we can regret all the flaws in our human relationships: it is the feast of failure, sad but consoling.

He took the Who’s feast, he took the Who pudding, he took the roast beast. He cleaned out that icebox as quick as a flash. Why, the Grinch even took their last can of Who hash.

On a busy day twenty-two thousand people come to visit Santa, and I was told that it is an elf's lot to remain merry in the face of torment and adversity. I promised to keep that in mind.

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Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends.

Its easier to feel a little more spiritual with a couple of bucks in your pocket.

Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas. Click to tweet

Everyone wants a Christmas tree. If you had a Christmas tree Santa would bring you stuff! Like hair curlers and slut shoes.

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When did wishing someone a Merry Christmas become politically incorrect?

God put Santa Claus on earth to remind us that Christmas is 'sposed to be a happy time.

The knowing is easy. It's the doing that gives us trouble.

Were I a philosopher, I should write a philosophy of toys, showing that nothing else in life need to be taken seriously and that Christmas Day in the company of children is one of the few occasions on which men become entirely alive.

The worst gift I was given is when I got out of rehab that Christmas; a bottle of wine. It was delicious.

I have come to discover material gifts aren't the important things of Christmas. I learned this through experience even as a young child. I now know relationships, traditions, and the greatest gift of all - Jesus, are the important gifts to treasure. 

God's love is a gift beyond measure that surrounds us and covers us when the fire of life rains down. It is God's love and the very reason for the season we call Christmas - or it should be. 

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With the passage of time and increased maturity, our excitement regarding Christmas may change. But our reason for celebrating grows deeper and more meaningful as our focus shifts from gifts to Christ. Now the tree reminds us of the tree Jesus died on to pay for our sins. The lights testify that He is the Light of the World, and the gifts are a mere shadow of the greatest gift ever given - Jesus Christ.

I will live this day as if it were Christmas. I will be a giver of gifts and deliver to my enemies the gift of forgiveness; my opponents, tolerance; my friends, a smile; my children, a good example, and every gift will be wrapped with unconditional love.

December days . . . as Christmas time draws near; brings family warmth, and friendship's joyful cheer, from memory's store so many days to bless and cherish so in quiet thankfulness.

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I bring you the most joyful news ever announced, and it is for everyone! The Savior - yes the Messiah, the Lord - has been born tonight in Bethlehem! 

Advent is a season of wise women and men following the example of Jesus and thereby constructing a spiritual life on solid principles.

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It amazes me that something that happened over 2000 years ago is still recognized today. The birth of Jesus Christ - the reason for Christmas. May we always be inspired and may we always recognize that this miracle is the reason for our celebrations.

They are Man's and they cling to me, appealing from their fathers. This boy is Ignorance and this girl is Want. Beware them both, and all of their degree, but most of all beware this boy for on his brow I see that written which is Doom, unless the writing be erased.

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Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.

At one time, most of my friends could hear the bell, but as years passed, it fell silent for all of them. Even Sarah found one Christmas that she could no longer hear its sweet sound. Though I've grown old, the bell still rings for me, as it does for all who truly believe.

Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day.

Christmas, my child, is love in action. Click to tweet

At this time of year it's easy to forget the true meaning of Christianity - the lies, the corruption, the abuse.

I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world.

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Christmas and Easter can be subjects for poetry, but Good Friday, like Auschwitz, cannot. The reality is so horrible it is not surprising that people should have found it a stumbling block to faith.

Remember, if Christmas isn't found in your heart, you won't find it under a tree.

As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.

Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won't make it 'white'. Click to tweet

It struck him that how you spent Christmas was a message to the world about where you were in life, some indication of how deep a hole you had managed to burrow for yourself

Everyone wants to feel loved, but when all you feel is alone it's tough to accomplish anything else.

The universe is a trillion, trillion threads moving in seemingly unrelated directions. Yet when you look at them together, they create a remarkable tapestry.

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Thanksgiving was nothing more than a pilgrim-created obstacle in the way of Christmas; a dead bird in the street that forced a brief detour.

I think commercialism helps Christmas and I think that the more capitalism we can inject into the Christmas holiday the more spiritual I feel about it 

Matt is grinning at me like I'm the new Christmas toy he really wanted, but can't play with yet because he hasn't read the instructions.

Like kids who only ever get socks for Christmas, but still believe with all their hearts in Santa. Click to tweet

I don't want a Christmas you can buy. I don't want a Christmas you can make. What I want is a Christmas you can hold. A Christmas that holds me, remakes me, revives me. I want a Christmas that whispers, Jesus.

And at this Christmas season, when we pause to reflect on the Incarnation of Christ - that is, of God becoming human in Jesus - we reemphasize that Jesus Christ should remain central to the celebration.

We don't need more parties, or decorations, or gifts, or worries, or expectations to be added to Christmas. What we really need is some grace. For ourselves and others. And we need to love people. 

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Don't be like the religious leaders who were more concerned with tradition. Follow the example of the wise men, and seek God this Christmas. It's the reason we celebrate Christmas - God wants to connect with you!

Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.

What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.

Anyone familiar with the Christmas Story itself will also understand that Mary was happily married to Joseph and that the willing took on the role of caregiver for Jesus.

Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall Click to tweet

Not believe in Santa Claus! You might as well not believe in fairies!

God is here. This truth should fill our lives, and every Christmas should be for us a new and special meeting with God, when we allow his light and grace to enter deep into our soul.

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The light of the Christmas star to you. The warmth of home and hearth to you. The cheer and goodwill of friends to you. The hope of a child-like heart to you. The joy of a thousand angels to you. The love of the Son and God's peace to you.

I deciced if I were ever to get into booze and women, my line would be, 'Excuse me, madam, but I would really love to bed and muss you. . . . Are you perchance free this evening?

I walked inside Macy’s and faced the pathetic spectacle of a department store full of shoppers, none of whom were shopping for themselves. Without the instant gratification of a self-aimed purchase, everyone walked around in the tactical stupor of the financially obligated.

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She was an exotic flower amongst the snowdrifts, out of place, a Technicolor misfit in a monochrome Christmas movie.

There has been only one Christmas -- the rest are anniversaries. Click to tweet

Although it is pleasant to think about poison at any season, there is something special about Christmas, and I found myself grinning.

Christmas is a time in which, of all times in the year, the memory of every remediable sorrow, wrong, and trouble in the world around us, should be active with us, not less than our own experiences, for all good.

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Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year - and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority.

One of the things that Christmas reminds us is that Jesus Christ was once a child.

Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out any quicker than the Christmas spirit”

The Christmas tree, twinkling with lights, had a mountain of gifts piled up beneath it, like offerings to the great god of excess. Click to tweet

Fail not to call to mind, in the course of the twenty-fifth of this month, that the Divinest Heart that ever walked the earth was born on that day; and then smile and enjoy yourselves for the rest of it; for mirth is also of Heaven's making.

I manage a toast to the Christmas tree and one to the sweet absurdityin the miracle of the verb to be.Lucky you, lucky me.

Christmas works like glue, it keeps us all sticking together.

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It comes every year and will go on forever. And along with Christmas belong the keepsakes and the customs. Those humble, everyday things a mother clings to, and ponders, like Mary in the secret spaces of her heart.

Ugster vinyl pumps, Partridge Family records, plastic daisy jewelry, old postcards. . . . It's a magpie Christmas market.

O Christmas Sun! What holy task is thine!To fold a world in the embrace of God! Click to tweet

Christmas was definitely the best thing ever, even better than pizza. But instead of all her favorite toppings, Amitola was surrounded by all her favorite people.

There is a new spiritual energy to the beginning of Advent. It has little to do with the countdown of shopping days to Christmas. It has to do with Advent's intrinsic, embedded hope of a new life, a changed life, in Christ. 

All around us at Christmas this year there will be those less fortunate than we are. But don't pass up the opportunities God gives you this Christmas to personally "be charitable" to others. 

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God's Message is very personal, and it is life changing. Open yourself to receive God''s Message this Advent.

You see, the Christmas most people celebrate is not the way God intended it to be celebrated. We have commercialized it, super-sized it, downgraded it, and for most people, ignored the real meaning of Christmas.

The only blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart. Click to tweet

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We can participate in every festivity of the Christmas season, but until we receive the gift of Jesus Christ, we will never truly experience Christmas.

Christmas celebrates a similar moment for us - God breaking through to our world. In a feeding stall of all places. He will not leave us in the dark. He is the pursuer, the teacher. He won't sit back while we miss out. So He entered our world. He sends signals and messages: H-o-p-e. L-i-f-e.

This season, keep your eyes and heart open for unexpected ways that God will reveal to you the hope of Christmas. 

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And now brothers, I will ask you a terrible question, and God knows I ask it also of myself. Is the truth beyond all truths, beyond the stars, just this: that to live without him is the real death, that to die with him the only life?

I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month.

A Christmas candle is a lovely thing; It makes no noise at all, But softly gives itself away; While quite unselfish, it grows small. Click to tweet

Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart... filled it, too, with a melody that would last forever. Even though you grew up and found you could never quite bring back the magic feeling of this night, the melody would stay in your heart always - a song for all the years.

Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today's Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.

It's like pretending to be Santa and then stabbing someone with a candy cane!

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The nutcracker sits under the holiday tree, a guardian of childhood stories. Feed him walnuts and he will crack open a tale...

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Christmas is the keeping-place for memories of our innocence. Click to tweet

At Christmas play and make good cheer, For Christmas comes but once a year.

Say what's in your heart, Annie.''You're in my heart, Samuel.

A Christmas gambol oft could cheerThe poor man's heart through half the year.

The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting.

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The Little Drummer Boy" was playing in the background for what seemed like the third time in a row. I fought off an urge to beat that Little Drummer Boy seneless with his own drumsticks.

I stood for almost an hour in a line of shuffling, bitter - eyed late mailers (Christmas is such a carefree, low - pressure time - that's one of the things I love about it),...

To perceive Christmas through its wrapping becomes more difficult with every year. "The Distant Music of the Hounds," 1954”

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Without the door let sorrow lie,And if for cold it hap to die,We'll bury 't in a Christmas pie,And evermore be merry.

The more death, the more birth. People are entering, others are exiting. The cry of a baby, the mourning of others. When others cry, the other are laughing and making merry. The world is mingled with sadness, joy, happiness, anger, wealth, poverty, etc.

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The Church does not superstitiously observe days, merely as days, but as memorials of important facts. Christmas might be kept as well upon one day of the year as another; but there should be a stated day for commemorating the birth of our Saviour because there is danger that what may be done on any day, will be neglected.

Except the Christ be born again tonight dreams of all men, saints, and sons of shame,The world will never see his kingdom bright.

The holy magic that filled that lonely stable so long ago still fills the air of Christmas today. Click to tweet

Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!

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Christmas has been, as for many, something of a challenge to find the best way of being together across distance and differences. The biggest difference and perhaps distance has been between the family and the rituals of Christmas at home and then Christmas and its message in church - which speaks of poverty as well as generosity. 

At Christmas we decorate our trees with festive lights and ornaments. But the real "tree" in the Christmas story wasn't beautiful at all; it was a cruel instrument of execution, used to bring about the death of God's Son. 

Thanksgiving, at least in the U.S., leads directly to the Christmas holiday where gifts are given to friends and family as an expression of heartfelt love and appreciation.

Every Christmas a thousand, thousand preachers ask if we will make more room for Jesus than the Bethlehem innkeeper of long ago ever did. Click to tweet

But everywhere throughout the world - throughout this war that covers the world--there is a special spirit that has warmed our hearts since our earliest childhood - a spirit that brings us close to our homes, our families, our friends and neighbors - the Christmas spirit of "peace on earth, good will toward men." It is an unquenchable spirit.

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Now, granted, the Christmas tree doesn't have "everlasting life" just because it is evergreen, but it does represent that to us. It is a symbol of life. 

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is attending the Candlelight Christmas Eve service . . .

During the legendary Christmas truce of 1914, English and German soldiers stopped fighting one another, met in the "no man's land" between their armies, traded goods, sang Christmas carols, and even played soccer.

It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea. Click to tweet

For outlandish creatures like us, on our way to a heart, a brain, and courage, Bethlehem is not the end of our journey but only the beginning - not home but the place through which we must pass if ever we are to reach home at last.

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There are some wonderful aspects to Christmas. It's magical. And each year, from at least November, well, September, well, if I'm honest, May, I look forward to it hugely.

Christmas is a time for families.

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Mankind is a great, an immense family... This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.

For the rest, silence or good music, not much food, a lot of solitude, walks on the Heath, the time to think while others... well, often fall apart. Not so bad, not so bad at all. Being queer and self-sufficient is the best present at this season.

Nick chided a censor, who wished some books gone, and suggested she scan Fahrenheit 451. For the book-budget cutters, Old Claus had no plan, cause if they could read, they just read Ayn Rand.

Before God does anything, before he makes anything for us to be sustained by, God says, "More than food, more than water, more than shelter, more than other people, they are going to need me.

When purchasing gifts become the focal point of the season, we lose focus on what's truly important. Click to tweet

Oh! lovely voices of the sky Which hymned the Saviour's birth,Are ye not singing still on high,Ye that sang, "Peace on earth"

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In her hand was a necklace with a small oval pendant, a half of a locket engraved with one of the same symbols from the mirror frame—what Quinn saw as rolling waves. ~ "The Mirror” 

There are stories told to him only at this time of year. Fantastic, magical stories, the old Hollier in the woods finding only three red berries, which peel back in the night to reveal gifts of frankincense, gold and myrrh, Christmas in hot deserts, dust-blown countries, the necklace of tears, and the story of the robin

So during this Christmas season, let us take comfort in Him--and always. 

Is it an acceptable boundary to simply send a Christmas card and ignore a friend for the rest of the year? Click to tweet

Christmas - that magic carpet that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance - a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved.

Once you put your Christmas tree up, wrap any presents you have and put them under the tree; this will take some of the stress out of last-minute wrapping and also looks nice under the tree. 

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Twas a cold Yuletide evening, and I wandered the stacks, shelving multiple titles that the patrons brought back. We toiled overtime at our library here, 'cause the powers that be cut our staffing this year.

We must look to Mary's example to know how to deal with the glorious impossibilities of God. Look how she turned the world upside down by making one simple statement ...

Christmas ought to be brought up to date,” Maria said. “It ought to have gangsters, and aeroplanes and a lot of automatic pistols. Click to tweet

Christmas time! That man must be a misanthrope indeed, in whose breast something like a jovial feeling is not roused— in whose mind some pleasant associations are not awakened— by the recurrence of Christmas.

When the president of the United States flicks the switch to light up the Christmas tree on the White House lawn, that house ceases to be an American symbol; it becomes a Christian symbol.

They spent pork-barrel money like a tidal-wave sea, but no funds trickled down far enough to reach me. Our books numbered few and were falling apart, and I sat mending pages with a crestfallen heart.

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Best of all are the decorations the grandchildren have made ~ fat little stars and rather crooked Santas, shaped out of dough and baked in the oven.

We can _start_ making Christmas and Santa can finish up.

Yule—Yul log for the Christmas-fire tale-spinner—of fairy tales that can come true: Yul Brynner.

A real Christmas baby was not to be lightly named.

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Christmas is God handing us a dream that’s beyond our imagination and then gifting us with resources that are beyond our imagination so that we can make that dream real beyond our imagination.

Christmas is the beginning of a wonderfully tumultuous story of God coming on tip-toe in order to turn the world on it’s head. Click to tweet

I kept my head down, away from the biting air and the joy of the holiday. I didn't want to be reminded of Christmases past. No associations, no heartstrings snagged on a tree in a window, no memories.

Every gift that we will ever receive, bar one, will die ‘with us.’ The only gift that died ‘for us’ so that nothing ever need die ‘with us’ is the gift that God handed us on Christmas. And as for me, I done with all the dying.

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I was just thinking about how Christmas is right around the corner, but no matter how you choose to celebrate the holidays, books in general make great gifts!

Lights from across the bay twinkled in the night and Christmas carols played softly in the background. She wished for snow to fall to add to the season.

As this is one of the most anticipated meals of the year, a little bit of planning will help to relieve the stress that surrounds producing a Christmas turkey dinner.

Christmas can become overly expensive if you let it. Remember a homemade gift is not only nice, but also says, "I love You" more than anything else. Click to tweet

You can paint cookies to make wonderful decorations for Christmas or other holidays. Whether you are looking for a fun project with the kids or just want to impress the neighbors, try painting cookies.

Christmas brings many pleasures; from tree trimming, to special music, exhanging gifts, good food to name only a few. Take time in this busy season to remember the reason for the season - the birth of Jesus

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What I need is not that which I find, for what I need is far bigger than my ability to find it. What I need is that which finds me. Hence, Christmas.

We are at the disposal of all the resources that we have at our disposal. Therefore, the illusion is that we control them when in fact they control us. And hopefully we’ll figure out that God is the single resource at our disposal that is designed to free us from everything else that is at our disposal.

I don’t know what’s worse; being afraid to live or being afraid to die. Yet, the thing about Christmas is that it eliminates both.Click to tweet

I suppose that Christmas seems vexingly improbable in my mind because that’s not anything that I would do. But isn’t that the exact reason why we need Christmas?

Christmas and hope are bound inseparable. But because we can’t separate ourselves from our need to deny such a truth, we’ve bound ourselves to live without hope.

To think that God pens history solely as a retelling of ‘what was’ is to miss the extraordinary fact that history is God’s initiation to ‘what can be.’ And Christmas is one of the greatest moments in history which renders it one of the greatest invitations of our life.

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God declared that the end of ourselves need not be the end of ourselves. And if we don’t somehow find that exhilarating, we will end ourselves.

The only thing that Christmas didn’t change was our refusal to change, for God extends invitations but He does not demand that we accept them.

If ingenuity is an indicator of how much we love someone, then the story of Christmas is about as ingenious as you can get.

Christmas is God’s way of saying that we’re great, just not in the arrogant way that we think we are. Click to tweet

I don’t have it within me to do what God does for me. That’s why he’s God and I’m not.

We all have a dream for what this life could be like. Christmas is God handing us everything that we need to make that dream a reality. The issue is, are we willing to take up that ‘everything’ or let our dreams fall to ‘nothing. 

If Christmas is not everything that it says it is, neither is anything else.

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The greatest joy is not finding something that we’ve been looking for. The greatest joy is when we’d given up on ever finding it and then it found us.

I don’t need to paint a picture of what I want my life to look like. What I need to do is to study the picture that God painted of me so that I can better understand how to live out the splendor of the painting.

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When I show up to rescue myself I soon realize that I am less than what I need and that my need is greater than who I am. Hence, God showed up on Christmas to be more than both.

To be a parent who is unable to provide a Christmas is heartbreaking. We all need to share in making a Christmas for everyone. Rather than that one extra gift, give the money to your church, to an organization that provides for those less fortunate. By helping someone else you will realize the true meaning of Christmas.

Christmas can be a maze of commercialism if we let it. Instead, let's make it a moment of clarity in which we view our sometimes confusing and threatening world against the back drop of God's gift to us: the Prince of Peace who was announced by angels on that original 'midnight clear'.

For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself. Click to tweet

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If I could wish a wish for you, it would be for peace and happiness not only now, but for the whole year through!

Christmas was all about God's gift to man, and His peace, as well as ours.

As you open your Christmas presents, open your heart to Christ's presence. 

Christmas is more than just presents, it's love and harmony. Click to tweet

Let love be the greatest gift you give to one another.

Lawyers get up in front of people, and they posture. They make themselves seem big and loud so people will look at them and listen. They work daily with chaos and messes. They thrive on attention. Just like a child

For Christmas, Mrs. Levy always compiled not a gift list but rather a list of the injustices and brutalities she had suffered since August. The girls got this list in their stockings. The only gift Mrs. Levy asked of the girls was that they attack their father. Mrs. Levy loved Christmas.

We all know Santa’s real, and how he likes to hide. “Where? You ask? Well open your hearts and you’ll hear his call. “Jingle bells Jingle bells Merry Christmas” Then we can all... be Santa Claus.By ig Oliver

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Annabelle smiled, standing on her toes to tie a little cloth doll on the highest branch she could reach. Dressed in winter white, with her honey-colored hair drawn up in curls and her cheeks pink from exertion, she looked like a Christmas angel.

Far off down the road, through the lazily drifting snowflakes, they could hear the merry sound of sleigh bells. Their gay little tinkling flying ahead of the sleigh and lighting up the night with sparks.

for once in our lives / Everything became a You and nothing was an It.

I thought of my mother and her wise advice. She'd always been there for me. Even when I was at my worst. She made me want to be a better son.

It was the very image of innocence. I wanted to remember this moment always, to look at it when I needed something good to hold on to. Click to tweet

A mother was only as happy as her most unhappy child.

Some would say that paradise is the escapist ‘fiction’ of hapless minds caught up in the denial of a darkening world. But Christmas would say that the ‘paradise’ of escapist fiction has not a single shred of fiction in it at all.

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Jesus was born in a borrowed barn, he was buried in a borrowed tomb, and in-between it all he borrowed mankind’s sin with the intent of never returning it.

What in the world would drive an author to write his own death into the script, and then sentence himself to that very death by turning his fiction into fact? The fact is, you and I are that ‘what the world. 

The phenomenally improbable message of Christmas is that everything that we were convinced was a defeat is in fact a victory in the making.

I look at a baby born in a manger and I ask, “Would I be willing to do that?” And the fact that I do not evidence the need for Christmas. Click to tweet

Throughout our lifetime many people come ‘to’ us. But if they haven’t come ‘for’ us the coming doesn’t matter. And I would have us carefully consider that Christmas is God perfectly doing both.

We have been granted an exclusive part in the greatest story ever told. And without a doubt, to walk away from that part would be to write greatest tragedy ever conceived.

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Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.

Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection. Click to tweet

We need to celebrate this Christmas. Jesus' birth was - and is - good news of great joy.

At no other time during the year is the spirit of giving and sharing more alive in people's hearts. Keep this spirit of Christmas in your heart all year long. 

Love came down at Christmas, love all lovely, love divine, love was born at Christmas, stars and angels gave the sign.

Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both. 

Christmas is more than rice and chicken, it's all about Jesus Christ and the new life He came to the world to give to mankind.

Sometimes we're born into situations, he'd said. We have to decide if we're gonna be a part of it or if we're gonna put an end to it. Click to tweet

I’m making a list. And checking it twice.

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She couldn't promise Chandler Caillou more than she was willing to give.

Be someone's Santa; give ‘Fanta’!

According to our minister, Mr. Cornelius Barker, presents were a pointless, expensive, pagan diversion. Yes, well, good luck explaining that to seven children.

Bonner and Casey lived in different worlds. City and country.

Yup. The best way to absorb the cowboy lifestyle was to just jump right into it... or on top of one. Casey smiled.

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What would happen to the dream if its dreamer was no more?

There are always Uncles at Christmas. Click to tweet

I doona want to be loved because I’m Undead. No more than ye would want to be rejected for being mortal.

She couldn’t run away from him. She’d be running from her own heart.

That would be Suzanne, who had started speaking complicated sentences at ten months and may have been about eight years old when she was born."

If we show compassion to one other, every day will be a Christmas, a glad occasion.

Christmas is a joyful season.

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Christmas is supposed to be a magical time of years," she said aloud.

Whenever we show compassion, there is Christmas. Click to tweet

We all have something to give, in different gracious forms.

The Christmas cards we receive each year remind us of the importance of friends and family not only at this special time of year but for the whole year. 

Because - don't you know, Santa Claus is the spirit of Christmas: and ever and ever so many years ago when the dear little Baby was born after whom we call Christmas, and was cradled in a manger out in the stable. 

Whatever the circumstances around your Christmas are this year - may you find peace and hope in inviting Jesus right into the mess. 

Christmas can be celebrated in the school room with pine trees, tinsel and reindeers, but there must be no mention of the man whose birthday is being celebrated. One wonders how a teacher would answer if a student asked why it was called Christmas.

It's not the giving and getting of gifts (but I have joy with giving) that makes this holiday so memorable, but the coming together with friends and family and sharing the joy of Christ's birth.

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Seeing is believing, but sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can't see.

The bell still rings for all who truly believe

You can't undo loss. You can't unmake a mistake.

If you like someone, you should have to make an effort

Christmas is joyful to those who have food to be joyful and a food for thought for those who have no food to be joyful! Click to tweet

Not always getting what you want, but sometimes getting what you need.

What’s special about a story if I could have thought it up? What’s special about a story if I was actually courageous enough to play a part in it? What’s special about the Christmas story is that I am incapable of doing either but God did both.

Things are not always how they seem.

The ‘night before Christmas’ was in reality the last night before a forever morning.

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You wouldn't be able to appreciate the happy time if you didn't sometimes experience sad times as well.

After all, every story have both good and bad in it, and life can be like that too. I guess it's what we take away from it that counts.

Dogs kind of default to making friends unless provoked. Cats seem to default to making enemies unless convinced otherwise. Click to tweet

Oh, that's right. Missy opens doors.

Charlotte, don’t forget. Keep your eyes and heart open to miracles. They happen when you least expect them. All you have to do is believe.

The town looks like it belongs on a Christmas card or in a snow globe. It’s so Christmassy, even Santa set up a second workshop here.

You don’t need an extra blanket or a sweatshirt. You’ve got me to keep you warm. 

Okay, tough girl,” he said softly, nuzzling at her throat. “No questions. No talking. You go ahead and give ignoring what’s still between us your best shot. I’ll wait right here.

If you live every day like it's your last, then you have no regret, because each new dawn it's a blessing in itself — a gift you didn't know you were being given. Click to tweet

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It's a part of life. You never know what you are going to get; you just have to be strong enough to deal with it. Keep a positive attitude and have a little faith.

Micah kissed me. Greg wasn't entirely sure who to thank--- God or Santa.

On that unseasonably warm November day at One Devonshire Terrace, Christmas was not in his head at all.

That is the place we should put the star, there it is good. So that everyone could see the light of the Christmas tree! Click to tweet

Home is where the heart is, and you stole mine.

The meaning of Advent: 'the arrival of a special person or event'. That first Christmas, the arrival of Jesus was a special event, a miraculous event. We celebrate Advent in the Christian tradition the four Sundays before Christmas Day. And, as Christians we are inspired to look forward with confidence to the advent of when Jesus returns. 

For many generations Christmas has been joyously observed … because on that day was born one who grew to be the only perfect man and became the Savior of the world. No other fact, no other influence in human experience has compared with the birth and life of Christ. 

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My brothers and sisters, the celebration of Jesus' birth should ignite hearts of all humanity; humanity; especially Christian to rejoice. Why? Because this is a joyous time, a reverent time, and a humbling time. 

We have had difficult problems, and that is why we can understand the problems of other peoples. Our own struggle fostered this feeling of good will. And good will, after all, is the very essence of Christmas: peace and friendship to men of good will. 

The only present that I want this Christmas is to see your smile so that I can remember that every day is Christmas with you. Click to tweet

The true Christmas spirit is putting others’ happiness before our own, and finding you’ve never known such happiness.

God became a real man, had a real birth, and had a real, physical body. This is an essential point of the Christian faith

Christmas is a season of outdoor lights, but it is also the season of enlightening the heart and mind.

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Christmas means the birth of a new beginning, a new mind, and a new life.

For our lives, incarnation means being focused on the spiritual and the eternal but bringing that focus deep into our life. … This is really the heart of the Christmas theological message: Live in two worlds that overlap but are distinct. Don’t be materialistic, but don’t sacrifice our ordinary physical life for any spiritual ideal. Be lowly and lofty.

I’ve always loved catching snow on my eyelashes.

The thing about Christmas is that it tells us that we are never alone. But even more, it tells us that we are always enough. Click to tweet

I wish you the magic of Christmas. Let it fill your hearts and minds with love, joy, peace, and happiness.

She was the sort of woman men wanted to help. Not the sort they wanted to help themselves to…

It was eleven days before Christmas and an orange-tailed carp swam in the bathtub, opening and closing the slick tunnel of its mouth.

Merry Christmas. His would be without the Merry for sure.

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If Santa Claus was a politician, he would only put billboards promising the best Christmas presents. Click to tweet

The only element still surprising was how rapidly Sherman was moving: for whichever direction I looked, he'd been here already, burning and emptying out. The smoldering wood made the air smell cruelly like Christmas.

Christmas may be just one day of the year, but love is for 365 days of the year.

The earth has grown old with its burden of care, but at Christmas it always is young, the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair, and its soul full of music breaks the air, when the song of angels is sung.

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. If we think on these things there will be born in us a Savior and over us all will shine a star - sending its gleam of hope to the world.

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.

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Let the lights shine brightly this Christmas reminding us of the star that shone so bright on the night our dear Savior was born. Click to tweet

The real spirit of Christmas is the joy of giving. We all of us enjoy what we receive, primarily because of the fact that behind each gift lies the loving thought of some individual. But for everyone the real thrill is the thrill of being able to give something no matter how small. 

The event which Christmas commemorates means more to the world as a whole than any other holiday that we observe. Lucretia Walker Hardy But there is nothing better than a Christmas card with a personal message in it. . . A Christmas card tells people you are thinking of them and that you are grateful for having them in your life.

If each one of us gave only $10. to a charity that helped people who are less fortunate what a difference that would make! Especially at Christmas time, I would ask that you be that Angel that helps others by 1%. 

Perhaps I should just bury myself and become a diamond after thousands of years of intense pressure. Click to tweet

For the first time in fifteen years, he felt a mother's love again.

On most guys, Hale's smile would have looked sheepish. On him, it was so roguishly charming that Kat's heart actually skipped a beat.

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I love being here, Evelyn, don't think that I don't. Yes, I do miss being in New York, but being with a great family for Christmas is the best thing any guy could get. It's been the best year I've had for a quite a long time.

You never know, just by looking, what a person is hiding.

There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter.

She remembered dating. She remembered feeling excited and reveling in the unknown. Dating was like hopscotch for giants. An adult game that made the heart jump instead of the feet. A game she used to enjoy.

Do not wait until Christmas to spread a little cheer,people appreciate kindness, all through of the year. Click to tweet

The Christmas spirit is simply an honest spirit of love for all humanity. It is the force that moves us to give what we can, to help as we are able, and to always be of kind comfort.

The spirit of Christmas is a sweet, internal peace that testifies of the power of kindness and charity.

Maybe Christmas is more than a day to receive. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, is a day to believe. Click to tweet

Like a consolation prize, the broken heart is often granted wisdom.

In the days approaching Christmas, she always reminds me of the previous year: 'Jane crocheted you an entire poncho, and all you gave her was a bone-shaped beach stone.

Love with a kind heart is what we can give to each other.

Of all the gifts, love is the greatest gift.

As joy dwindles with the years I wistfully recall when the Christmas tree looked ten feet tall And the presents under it Seemed endless And more Than mere wrapping paper.


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