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.— John R. Rice
Undeniable Christmas Giving quotations
My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?
Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it's Christmas.
Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving,and of families united.
Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.
Jesus came from heaven down to earth.
He left all grandeur behind Him, He passed by palaces and thrones-to be born in a manger! He was born lowly, that He might raise men up to God. The poor have a friend in Jesus. If no one else loves them, He loves them. He came to give them liberty, to proclaim to them the gospel of God's grace.
What can I give Him, Poor as I am? If I were a shepherd I would bring a lamb.
If I were a Wise Man I would do my part. Yet what can I give Him? I give Him my heart.
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.
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.
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.
There is only one thing that can form a bond between men, and that is gratitude.
.. we cannot give someone else greater power over us than we have ourselves.
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.
The coming of Jesus at Bethlehem brought joy to the world and to every human heart. may His coming this Christmas bring to each one of us that peace and joy that He desires to give.
Nothing's as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas.
One can never have enough socks
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.
Dear Lord, I've been asked, nay commanded, to thank Thee for the Christmas turkey before us... a turkey which was no doubt a lively, intelligent bird... a social being... capable of actual affection... nuzzling its young with almost human- like compassion. Anyway, it's dead and we're gonna eat it. Please give our respects to its family.
the joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you
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.
Well Stephanie, I'd like to thank you for giving me such a kind Christmas gift, but unfortunately I didn't get you any gifts. But then again, what can you get for the girl whose had everyone?
For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas.
Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.
There is no name so sweet on earth, no name so sweet in heaven, The name, before His wondrous birth, to Christ the Savior given.
November, I'll give thanks that you belong to me.
December, you're the present beneath my Christmas tree.
I love the Christmas-tide, and yet, I notice this, each year I live;
I always like the gifts I get, But how I love the gifts I give!
You need more fact in the dangerous art of giving presents than in any other social action.
Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first.
I think that deep inside, all of humanity knows there's truth here, whether they want to admit it or not. There's a joy that comes in Christmas. There's a season of giving, so people feel this generosity.
When you give up yourself, that's when you will feel the true spirit of Christmas. And that's giving that's serving others and that's when you feel fulfilled.
This Windows 95 hairball has become so big, so unmanageable, so hard to use, so hard to configure, so hard to keep up and running, so hard to keep secure. Windows 95 is a great gift to give your kid this Christmas because it will keep your kid fascinated for months trying to get it up and running and trying to figure out how to use it.
The magi, as you know, were wise men wonderfully wise men who brought gifts to the Babe in the manger. They invented the art of giving Christmas presents.
Hey, great idea: if you have kids, give your partner reading vouchers next Christmas. Each voucher entitles the bearer to two hours' reading time *while the kids are awake*. It might look like a cheapskate present, but parents will appreciate that it costs more in real terms than a Lamborghini.
One can never have enough socks," said Dumbledore.
"Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn't get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.
The Christmas season is a gift in itself.
It releases us from the priorities of ordinary time and gives us the right to party more and pray more and love more.
When you give up yourself, that's when you will feel the true spirit of Christmas. And that's giving that's serving others and that's when you feel Which Christmas is the most vivid to me? It's always the next Christmas.