It is the Holiday Season

Thanksgiving has passed, advent has foretold the birth of the Christ child.

He is born.

The winter solstice has past and the day beings to grow longer.

 We now think of the new year that is to begin

Each faith follows its own path

Your path
(: my path :|: may they 🙂
follow each other
In kindness and holiday hope

At 93, the Doctor, my dad the MD, has years to serve and save

Living in the awe of the marsh, the ocean and the blessings of the Golden Coast

May I reflect back on years past

and share that which has been shared before

Let Christmas not become a thing merely of merchandising

Let Christmas not become a thing
Merely of merchant’s trafficking,
Of tinsel, bell and holly wreath
And surface pleasure, but beneath
The childish glamour, let us find
Nourishment for soul and mind.
Let us follow kinder ways
Through our teeming human maze,
And help the age of peace to come
From a Dreamer’s martyrdom.
~Madeline Morse


Christmas candle is a lovely thing;
It makes no noise at all,
But softly gives itself away.
~Eva Logue


Christmas, children, is not a date.
It is a state of mind.
~Mary Ellen Chase

in souls the Christ is brought to birth,
And there He lives and dies.
~Alfred Noyes

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And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more. ~Dr. Seuss

And to all please stay in touch

11 thoughts on “XMAS”

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  2. Philip, thanks for the Christmas cheer! It’s good to be friends.

    Merry Christmas!

  3. Philip,

    May 2019 be a blessed, successful and peaceful year for everyone. Thanks for your interesting conversations!


  4. Hi Philip

    Thank you for your kind thoughts and best wishes. May I wish you and all your family a happy, peaceful and Blessed Christmas.


  5. Thank you, Philip, for your Christmas greetings. May the deep peace of Jesu be yours now and always. Bronson

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