“He whose birth we commemorate this season is more than the symbol of a holiday. He is the Son of God, the Creator of the earth, the Jehovah of the Old Testament, the fulfillment of the Law of Moses, the Redeemer of mankind the King of Kings, the Prince of Peace….
“’And now, after the . . . → Read More: Christmas Quotes: A gift and blessing to the world
“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.”
–Robert Lewis Stevenson
The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much.
–Henry David Thoreau
I’ve got about 10 different posts I would love to share with you this holiday season. Unfortunately, they are all still just written in my head. Time with my family and other projects are at a higher priority than blogging right now, so you’ll probably have to rely on my Pinterest boards to . . . → Read More: Ice Cream Cone Trees (and a FHE lesson to go with it)
“The spirit of giving gifts has been present in the mind of each Christian as he or she commemorates the Christmas season. Our Heavenly Father gave to us His Son, Jesus Christ. That precious Son gave to us His life, the Atonement, and victory over the grave.
“What will you and I give for Christmas . . . → Read More: Christmas Quotes: What will you give?
“We all enjoy given and receiving presents. But there is a difference between presents and gifts. The true gifts may be part of ourselves – giving of the riches of the heart and mind – and therefore more enduring and of far greater worth than presents bought at the store.”
President James E. Faust (A . . . → Read More: Christmas Quotes: Presents and gifts
“This is a glorious time of the year, simple in origin, deep in meaning, beautiful in tradition and custom, rich in memories, and charitable in spirit. It has an attraction to which our hearts are readily drawn. This joyful season brings to each of us a measure of happiness that corresponds to the degree in . . . → Read More: Christmas Quotes: A glorious time of year
“As we seek Christ, as we find Him, as we follow Him we shall have the Christmas spirit, not for one fleeting day each year, but as a companion always.”
Thomas S. Monson, “A Bright Shining Star”. 2010 Christmas Devotional.
December is a wonderful time of year. Our Christmas tree is up, and we have excitedly started our countdown. We are continuing our traditional December readings: reading scriptures about the life of Christ (with help from the Friend magazine) and unwrapping a book to read a Christmas story before bed each night. You can read . . . → Read More: Studying about Christ and his names
From my family to yours, wishing you much joy this holiday season!