Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.— Calvin Coolidge
Fulfilling Christmas Spirit quotations
Gratitude is the best medicine. It heals your mind, you body and your spirit. And attracts more things to be grateful for.
Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day.
Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see.
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?
Celebrate the feast of Christmas every day, even every moment in the interior temple of your spirit, remaining like a baby in the bosom of the heavenly Father, where you will be reborn each moment in the Divine Word, Jesus Christ.
Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
We should try to hold on to the Christmas spirit, not just one day a year, but all 365.
I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world.
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.
To grow in unconditional love and in beauty, is spirituality.
Now, the essence, the very spirit of Christmas is that we first make believe a thing is so, and lo, it presently turns out to be so.
Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.
Christmas is not just a day, an event to be observed and speedily forgotten.
It is a spirit which should permeate every part of our lives.
Respond to every call that excites your spirit.
The spirit of Christmas is - and hopefully always will be - about goodwill and generosity to others and peace on earth.
Best of all, Christmas means a spirit of love, a time when the love of God and the love of our fellow men should prevail over all hatred and bitterness, a time when our thoughts and deeds and the spirit of our lives manifest the presence of God.
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.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
To catch the real meaning of the Spirit of Christmas, we need only drop the last syllable, and it becomes the Spirit of Christ.
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.
Whose heart doth hold the Christmas glow Hath little need of Mistletoe;
Who bears a smiling grace of mien Need waste no time on wreaths of green; Whose lips have words of comfort spread Needs not the holly-berries red— His very presence scatters wide The spirit of the Christmastide.
Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath.
God of hope, I look to you with an open heart and yearning spirit.
During this Advent season, I will keep alert and awake, listening for your word and keeping to your precepts. My hope is in you.
If we are only willing to open our hearts and minds to the spirit of Christmas, we will recognize wonderful things happening around us.
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
I will live in the past, the present, and the future.
The spirits of all three shall strive within me.
There's more, much more, to Christmas Than candlelight and cheer;
It's the spirit of sweet friendship That brightens all year. It's thoughtfulness and kindness, It's hope reborn again, For peace, for understanding, And for goodwill to men!
It is always weird to be in the studio working on Christmas music in June and July, so we decorated the entire studio, we really did. We brought out lights, fake trees and decorated the place to get in the Christmas spirit. You'd leave the studio, and it'd be 100 degrees out in Nashville, but nonetheless, a great experience.
Respond to every call that excites you spirit
True happiness comes only by making others happy—the practical application of the Savior's doctrine of losing one's life to gain it. In short, the Christmas spirit is the Christ spirit, that makes our hearts glow in brotherly love and friendship and prompts us to kind deeds of service.
I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!
The true spirit of Christmas is love
Protect your spirit from contamination. Limit your time with negative people.
Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.
CHRISTMAS DAY Jesus came! - and came for me.
Simple words! and yet expressing Depths of holy mystery, Depths of wondrous love and blessing. Holy Spirit, make me see All His coming means for me; Take the things of Christ, I pray, Show them to my heart today.
May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility.
Respond to every call that excites your spirit.
The Christmas spirit - love - changes hearts and lives.
Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind.
My brothers and sisters, may the spirit of love which comes at Christmas time fill our homes and our lives and linger there long after the tree is down and the lights are put away for another year.
Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.
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.