Christmas is like candy; it slowly melts in your mouth, sweetening every taste bud, making you wish it could last forever. – Richelle E Goodrich

What is Christmas?  It is the tenderness of the past, courage for the present, and hope for the future.  – Agnes M Pahro

“And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the world seemingly most indifferent…” – Taylor Caldwell

“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.” – Dr. Seuss

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.”  – Hamilton Wright Mabie

 “And when we give each other Christmas Gifts in His name, let us remember that He has given us the sun and moon and stars, and the earth with its forests and mountains and oceans – and to save us from our foolishness, from all our sins, He came down to earth and gave us Himself.”  – Sigrid Undset

 “Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day.” – Helen Steiner Rice

No matter what the stress this life may bring my wish for each of my readers is for God’s peace to come stay within your hearts today, tomorrow and all through the years ahead. –  With love, Loretta

Merry Christmas!