Friday, 23 December 2011 00:00
Scholars have pondered for years the meaning of Christmas.
It has been described as a time of giving, caring and loving. The thing that most stands out, however, in my mind are the words to a very old song that was included on a Christmas album. I have no idea of the name of the song, but the words, as closely as I recall, went something like this….
“It’s not the glow you feel when snow appears or the little Christmas card you’ve sent for years.
Not the joyful sound when sleigh bells ring, or the joyful song that children sing…
The little gift you send on Christmas Day will not bring back a friend you’ve sent away…
So, may I suggest, the secret of Christmas, is not the things you do at Christmastime, but the Christmas things you do all through the year…”
That says it all….Have a Merry Christmas!