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A French-Inspired Garden and Home by Judith Stringham

Christmas Sayings... #6

Monday, December 23, 2013

Merry Christmas

Of all the sayings of Christmas, 
Merry Christmas 
is the one most often used to express 
the sentiments of the season. 

A joyous phrase uttered 
with a smile and heartfelt warmth 
uplifts both the hearer and 
the sayer. 

Whatever the language, 
Joyeux Noël 
gladdens our hearts and 
carries us to the magical 
place in our minds we created for 
the most wonderful time of the year. 

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Merry Christmas 
to all and to all a good-night.

'Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house 
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. 
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, 
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. 
... ... ... ... ... 

He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle, 
And away they all flew like the down of a thistle. 
But I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight, 
"Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good-night!" 

~ Clement Clarke Moore, A Visit From Saint Nicholas

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  1. It's wonderful to look all around us and appreciate the beauty that surrounds us. Merry Christmas my friend!

  2. A beautiful Christmas scene and lovely Christmas words.

    Happy Christmas to you.

  3. May the spirit of Christmas bring us
    love, hope and peace! you !!!..thanks for your friendship !!! !!

  4. May the spirit of Christmas bring us
    love, hope and peace! you !!!..thanks for your friendship !!! !!

  5. You write the most thoughtful posts. I especially enjoy them because I am an emotionally driven gal and your musings and offerings greatly stir my heart. Thank you for the blend of creativity, education, and travel from which you draw.

    XO Dana

  6. Beautiful! Merry Christmas, my friend……….Sarah


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