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My Christmas Wish

Merry Christmas

I was recently invited over to Sally Cronin’s Christmas Archive Series and shared my thoughts and wishes for Christmas. Today I want to share here for you all my Christmas wishes and wish all of you a beautiful, happy Christmas.

 

Smorgasbord Christmas Posts from Your Archives – #Christmas Holiday Wishes – My Christmas Wish by D.G. Kaye

Another Christmas post from the archives of D.G. Kaye and this time it is to share what Christmas means to her personally.

I’d like to take this time to wish all of my friends here a very Merry Christmas and happy holiday season. Yes, I love saying Merry Christmas, and with the world full of political correctness, just about everything that’s said seems to be getting some sort of scrutinizing, but there are just some phrases that remain a part of us.

I’m not of the Catholic or Christian faith, but since childhood, I was smitten with the magic of Christmas. Sure, I was captivated by the glistening of Christmas lights on the city streets, and I yearned for a Christmas tree to have in my home in all its shining glory, but Christmas time is so much more than lights and presents.

Christmas for me is a time to remember the importance of friends and family, a time to reflect on the year about to pass. It’s also a time where I miss loved ones who have passed, just a little bit more, and most of all, a time to remember gratitude.

The world seems to be in such a volatile state these days. There is much doubt and faith, many questions unanswered, too much violence, and greed. My wish is that mankind could revisit goodness, kindness, and compassion, and remember to be grateful for some of life’s most mundane things we so often take for granted.

I’m remembering my loss of my loved ones, and with that in mind, it serves to remind me just how precious life is. I’ve watched suffering, and I’ve been stunned at how in a moment’s notice a loved one can be snatched from our lives, sometimes even without warning, without a sign of illness. These types of reminders show us how quickly life can turn on a dime.

Let us remember our lost loved ones by holding them dear in our hearts, and remember the love we hold for those who are all here with us now. Let us find joy in our hearts for every little thing we have, and remember gratitude for every single day we are gifted with another day of living.

If we can all learn to let go of some of the hurt and uncertainties that dwell within us and turn that into forgiveness and hope, maybe as a unified chain of positivity, we can help to make the world a better place. This is my Christmas wish.

Wishing you all happiness and health and peace for now, and for all the years to come.

©D.G. Kaye 2016

Debby has chosen Celine Dion singing “O Holy Night” to wish you a Merry Christmas.

Please feel free to visit the original post over at Sally’s Smorgasbord

 

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  1. It was a lovely post Debby and thank you for sharing it with us.. ♥

    1. Thanks so much again Sal. <3 xx Merry Christmas!!! <3

  2. This is gorgeous. I really need to do a Christmas card next year!

    1. Thanks so much Jacquii. Merry Christmas! 🙂

  3. Thanks for all the lovely wishes, a warm friendship and inspiring posts this year Deb. Wishing you too a Merry Christmas and a lovely year ahead. The joy of joining the festivities has nothing to do with the faith…peace, love and harmony is what the world needs. 🙂 Many thanks for spreading these virtues with your goodness dear friend. Love and hugs.

    1. Thank you so much my inspirational friend. Stay blessed! Christmas hugs sent your way. 🙂 <3

  4. Reading this again makes me love you even more (if that’s even possible), Deb. You are one of the brightest lights in this world, and it’s my good fortune to call you Friend. Wishing you the full and brilliant ‘shining glory’ of the Christmas spirit, now and forever ❤❤❤

    1. Aw Tina, I am humbled by your beautiful words. I feel so blessed to have you in my life. If the world had more Tina’s the world would surely be a beautiful place. Merry Christmas my dear friend. <3 <3 xxxx

  5. “My wish is that mankind could revisit goodness, kindness, and compassion, and remember to be grateful for some of life’s most mundane things we so often take for granted”…

    A beautiful wish… I agree with you, dear Debbie!.
    Merry Christmas to you and your family. And all the best for the New Year ahead! 🤶💕♨️

    1. Thank you so much for your lovely wishes dear Aqui. Wishing you and yours a beautiful Christmas and all good things for the New Year. <3 xxx

  6. Hi Debby – thank you for this … we all need to help others and be at peace ourselves … have a very happy Christmas and festive period – cheers Hilary

    1. Aw thank you Hilary for stopping by and for your kind wishes. Merry Christmas!!!! 🙂

  7. Debby, yay for the true meaning of Christmas!
    I believe any faith may see the Baby as the One who grows up in their own faith. It is a story of Love and Hope. It is a Miracle which transforms the meaning of Forgiveness. . .
    My Lord is multicultural, international and open for all, He has arms spread wide and open for anyone to come to. . . He is limitless and infinite. He is Love.
    Hope you have the most beautiful Christmas filled with joy, peace and love, Debby (Sally and all visitors, too.) 💞 🕊✨

    1. That was just beautiful Robin. Thank you for your kind wishes and hoping your Christmas brings you much joy for you and your loved ones. <3 :)

      1. Oh, shucks. 😊 Thank you for taking time from your family celebrations to respond! Hope the time is joyous for you into the new year, 2018.

        1. Aw, thanks Robin. Wishing you and yours a beautiful, healthy and joyous New Year. 🙂 <3

  8. Hear, hear, Debby! Beautiful post. Important words. Thank you!

    1. Thank you Jennie. 🙂 x

      1. Thank YOU, Debby. 😊

  9. A beautiful wish, Debby! May it all come through! Wishing you and your loved ones Merry Christmas and an amazing 2018 for you, full of surprises, kindness, gratitude, inspiration and fun!

    1. Oh thank you Liesbet for your lovely wishes. I would sure be open to receive! Happy New Year my friend. <3

  10. Your wishes for Christmas come straight from the heart and relay the most important messages of Christmas – love, compassion, forgiveness, gratitude. They are great reminders. While it is all more than the tinsel, lights and trees, they remind us of what it is to feel connected and experience joy. Merry Christmas!

    1. Sometimes we tend to lose sight of the core importance so I thought I’d put in these little reminders. 🙂

      1. We can all do with reminders. Thank you. 🙂

  11. Beautiful wishes and thoughts, Debby! That is the essence of you! Thank you for sharing your lovely words! You expressed what Christmas is all about – love, hope, joy, compassion, and kindness to all. I feel blessed to know you and call you friend! Wishing you all the joys and blessings of the New Year! 🤗 😘 ❤️ 🍾 🎉 🎆 xx

    1. Thank you so much Janice. Those were beautiful words from you. I feel blessed to have your friendship too. I hope you too have a beautiful New Year! 🙂 <3 xxx

      1. 💕😘🤗🍾🍷🎊🎆🍸🎉

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