It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you.— Mother Teresa
Cheering Christmas Thoughts quotations
Thou shalt call his name Jesus. He shall save his people from their sins.
But I am sure that I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round...as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely.
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six.
Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
Have you any old grudges you would like to pay, Any wrongs laid up from a bygone day? -Gather them now and lay them away When Christmas comes. Hard thoughts are heavy to carry, my friend, And life is short from beginning to end; Be kind to yourself, leave nothing to mend When Christmas comes.
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.
I send my thoughts afar, and let them paint your Christmas Day at home.
O Christmas Sun! What holy task is thine! To fold a world in the embrace of God!
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.
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.
Christmas is not in tinsel and lights and outward show.
The secret lies in an inner glow. It's lighting a fire inside the heart. Good will and joy a vital part. It's higher thought and a greater plan. It's glorious dream in the soul of man.
I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. 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. For this is still the time God chooses.
Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store.
Great little One! whose all-embracing birth Lifts Earth to Heaven, stoops Heaven to Earth.
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!
Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.
I was at the vice president's Christmas party.
I thought that his speech was spectacular, and I knew that it was a very emotional and difficult thing for him to do, but I admonished him for not waiting just one more stinking day.
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.
I pray that on this day [Christmas] when only peace and good-will are preached to mankind, better thoughts may fill the hearts of our enemies and turn them to peace.
I have always thought of Christmas time.
.. as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant time.
Roses are reddish Violets are bluish If it weren't for Christmas We'd all be Jewish.
A merry Christmas to everybody! A happy New Year to all the world!
Christmas is for children. But it is for grownups too. Even if it is a headache, a chore, and nightmare, it is a period of necessary defrosting of chill and hide bound hearts.
One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don't clean it up too quickly." ~ (1919-), American writer, producer, humorist.
That's the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me.
Only in souls the Christ is brought to birth, And there He lives and dies.
Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
I had sinus surgery the day after Christmas and it has been the worst surgery of my life. Very painful. And on top of it everyone of course thought I got a nose job. Which is so funny because if you know me I would have told you I got a nose job I'm not gonna keep it a secret.
I lost everything in the post-natal depression.
Were it not for the shepherds, there would have been no reception.
And were it not for a group of stargazers, there would have been no gifts.
I was probably five years old or four years and I would listen to "White Christmas," and I just thought it was the most beautiful thing ever. The musicianship and his voice and the melody of that song; it's almost like I wish it wasn't a Christmas song because I wish that you were allowed to listen to it all year.
[Christmas] holidays are a heavy, heavy time.
We make light of them with our red and green and our stockings and candy canes, but people think heavy thoughts over the holidays because that's when you're thinking about family. Are we close? Or are we not as close as other people?
During the first 13 centuries after the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem, no one thought of setting up a creche to celebrate Christmas. The pre-eminent Christian holiday was Easter, not Christmas.
Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting.
Except the Christ be born again tonight In dreams of all men, saints and sons of shame, The world will never see his kingdom bright.