Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.— Peg Bracken
Passioned Christmas Gift quotations
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we call it present.
You can never truly enjoy Christmas until you can look up into the Father's face and tell him you have received his Christmas gift.
It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you.
Everyone is gifted, but some people never open their package.
Remember This December, That love weighs more than gold!
It's Christmas time and my rhyme's steady bumpin.
Everybody happy, hair still nappy, Gonna steal a gift for my old grandpappy.
Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving,and of families united.
The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
Love came down at Christmas, Love all lovely, Love Divine;
Love was born at Christmas; Star and angels gave the sign.
The very purpose of Christ's coming into the world was that He might offer up His life as a sacrifice for the sins of men. He came to die. This is the heart of Christmas.
A little smile, a word of cheer, A bit of love from someone near, A little gift from one held dear, Best wishes for the coming year. These make a merry christmas!
Yesterday is a history; Tomorrow a mystery; Today is a gift; That's why we call it the present
I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
A joy that's shared is a joy made double.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.
It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you.
..yes, it is Christmas every time you smile at your brother and offer him your hand.
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.
The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.
You don't need candlelight and fireside glow to make Christmas happen.
Trees, ornaments, gifts, and all of it are splendid embellishments. Not necessary, but so very nice. It's Him...It's priceless to discover the pleasure of His company...May your home know something of all this glory during these days.
Christmas my child, is love in action.
..When you love someone, you give to them, as God gives to us. The greatest gift He ever gave was the Person of His Son, sent to us in human form so that we might know what God the Father is really like! Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.
Happiness is not so much in having as sharing.
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
The greatest gift you can give to someone is your time. Because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back.
So every year when Christmas comes, I realize a new, the best gift life can offer is having friends like you.
Who can add to Christmas? The perfect motive is that God so loved the world.
The perfect gift is that He gave His only Son. The only requirement is to believe in Him. The reward of faith is that you shall have everlasting life.
To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To you, respect.
Nature never gives everything at once.
The worst gift is a fruitcake. There is only one fruitcake in the entire world, and people keep sending it to each other.
Fragrance is a very personal gift, and I think that's why it makes a great Christmas gift. There's a very distinct signature to it, so if you give it as a gift, I like to think that it's from a person that thinks very highly of you.
At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Christmas story. A young mother and a dutiful father with their baby were joined by poor shepherds and visitors from afar. They came with their gifts to worship the Christ child.
The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.
Because we need Christmas we had better understand what it is and what it isn't.
Gifts, holly, mistletoe, and red-nosed reindeer are fun as traditions, but they are not what Christmas is really all about. Christmas pertains to that glorious moment when the Son of our Father joined his divinity to our imperfect humanity.
Santa is having a tough time this year.
Last year he deducted eight billion for gifts, and the IRS wants an itemized list
My favorite toy growing up was Polly Pocket.
But one gift that I wanted though never received for Christmas was a pair of trampoline moon shoes. You strap them to your feet and they have springs on them, and you can just jump around!
A hug is a perfect gift. You can exchange it anytime.
Nothing's as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas.
I don't like giving or receiving gifts because I don't like that initial reaction. Although I do enjoy the love and the family aspect of Christmas, and I love eating with my family and friends and reconnecting with them.
Have you ever known anyone who bought a fruitcake for himself? Of course not.
They are purchased as Christmas gifts, mostly for people you don't particularly like.
Honesty is a very expensive gift. Don't expect it from cheap people.
In the midst of the shopping and the wrapping and the arranging of presents under your tree this Christmas, may you not forget the gifts you cannot yet hold in your hands.
Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance.
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
We all enjoy giving and receiving presents.
But there is a difference between presents and gifts. The true gifts may be part of ourselves-givin g of the riches of the heart and mind-and therefore more enduring and of far greater worth than presents bought at the store.
Some cities, like wrapped boxes under Christmas trees, conceal unexpected gifts, secret delights. Some cities will always remain wrapped boxes, containers of riddles never to be solved, nor even to be seen by vacationing visitors, or, for that matter, the most inquisitive, persistent travelers.