All I Want for Christmas
Is to hear the Sleigh Bells Ring,
And smell the Chestnuts Roasting,
Cause these are My Favorite Things.
I want to Go A-Caroling
And pierce the Silent Night
With Jingle Bells a-clanging,
“Ding, Dong! Merrily on High!”
I Want to Deck the Halls
With The Holly and The Ivy
While Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Plays on the radio beside me.
Oh, and a White Christmas -
I really want that, too!
I also want my loved ones close
So Christmas won’t be Blue!
But most of all I want to hear
The music soft and low
Tell of the night – O Holy Night!-
Christ was born so long ago.
For Away in a Manger,While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks,
The Savior of the world was born –
He’s why our Jingle Bells Rock!
P.S. I love to sing Christmas music, too! If you click on the link below the picture, you’ll get to hear a very special performance from a Christmas Eve service a few years ago. What makes it so special? Well, I was accompanied by my son on his guitar. Best Christmas present ever!
Be especially cautious of drivers who are Christmas music lovers. These drivers are known for playing Christmas music at an extremely dangerous volume and for singing at the top of their lungs while operating their vehicles.
They will NOT be aware of you or their surroundings.
Share the road with these drivers at your own risk.
This has been a public service announcement of Christmas Music Lovers Anonymous. We just can’t help ourselves!
You gotta watch out for us Christmas music lovers as we barrel through traffic. We don’t mean to be reckless; we’re just caught up in our Christmas jam! 🙂
Christmas SMILE #22 (Reason to SMILE #356): THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT
There’s something about this time of year that brings out the best in people. Children begin behaving, doing their chores without complaining, offering to help around the house – mostly to secure their place on Santa’s “Nice List”! Families set aside differences and grudges and gather together sharing, laughing and embracing freely and wholeheartedly. Even strangers stop on the street, at the stores and in restaurants to greet each other and wish happiness and joy to all those around.
Sure, the holidays can also bring out the worst in some people. Crowds at the mall, busy city streets and noisy public venues can test anyone’s patience and place a damper on Christmas cheer. But with every “Merry Christmas” I hear as I navigate this busy season, I am reassured that the spirit of Christmas remains alive and well. And when I return each greeting with a warm SMILE and a Christmas blessing of my own, I am doing my part to spread love and joy to a world longing for Christmas Spirit and longing for the Hope and Peace it brings.
Wouldn’t it be nice if our Christmas Spirit endured all year round?
Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me.
– “Let There be Peace on Earth” by Jill Jackson-Miller and Sy Miller
Christmas SMILE #5 (Reason to SMILE #339): THE MUSIC
During this Christmas season, please be safe. Stay alert as you are driving and be especially cautious of a white PT Cruiser in the southwestern Georgia region. The driver has been known to play Christmas music at an extremely dangerous volume and is often found singing at the top of her lungs as she is driving. She will most likely not be aware of you or her surroundings. Share the road with this driver at your own risk.
This has been a public service announcement of The United Christmas Music Lovers of the World.
SMILE and go turn up that Christmas music!
But seriously. Watch out for those Christmas music lovers barreling through traffic. We don’t mean to be reckless; we’re just caught up in our Christmas jam!