"the nicest and the sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens, but just those that bring simple pleasure, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string."
Lucy Maud Montgomery

Thursday, December 24, 2009

And the Heavens and the Angels sang...

 "for unto you is born this day...a Saviour, who is Christ our Lord."
Luke 2:11

Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart...filled it, too, with melody that would last forever."

~ Bess Streeter Aldrich (1881-1954), American author, 'Song of Years'.

Blessings to you my friends who celebrate the Birth of our Lord.  May he hold you in his hands, be gentle with your heart, and strengthen and comfort you with his Grace.  Remember, no matter how difficult the times...that you are never alone.   Merry Christmas.  And to those of you who do not celebrate please take my friendship and thanks as my gift to you.... Joanne  jojo


  1. Blessings to you sweet Jo Jo! May your Christmas be lovely and your New Year AWESOME!

    God is good!

    Love, Rebecca

  2. What a beautiful quote that is by Bess Streeter Aldrich.

    Merry Christmas to you and your family...!


  3. Merry Christmas Jo Jo! Hope your holidays are filled with happiness!

  4. Merry Christmas sweet JoJo. Love and Blessings to you and your family.

  5. Wishing you all the blessings of Christmas! Thanks for dropping by! Our Georgie girl is a healing balm to my daughter's family.... they lost their 12 year old St. Bernard in August.

  6. Merry Christmas and much love to you sweet lady!!

  7. I was jus this morning reading the book of Luke while forming in my mind the quiet place I like to visit for my daily prayer. I love the story of baby Jesus. It's make my heart feel so filled with overwhelming love and joy.

    Merry CHRISTmas to you and yours JoJo!! Love and hugs friend. Tammy

  8. Hugs to you & blessings for a holy Christmas!

  9. JoJo,

    Merry Christmas, dear heart. I hope that you have a wonderful holiday filled with family, love and lots of laughter. You are so dear to me and I wanted to let you know that.


  10. Merry Christmas Jo Jo:
    Hi Friend. May you reap many blessings in this coming New Year.
    I am sad to say the chocolate fudge was gone long ago : ( My oldest daughter and I acted like it was water and ate deeply : )
    It was so delicious.
    Have a wonderful day
    peace & love

  11. Your so very sweet JoJo and one of the reason I have enjoyed my blogging experience. It seems Santa came early for me when he brought you into my life. I hope your day was blessed with lots of love and happiness.
    Thank you for stopping by mine and leaving me such a sweet comment
    Merry Christmas my friend JoJO

  12. Your nativity with the candle in the center is beautiful JoJo, I have never seen on like it.
    Merry Christmas! I'll mail your apron etc tomorrow!

  13. I saw your comment at my sweet blogging friend Noe Noe's site tonight and I came over to say hi! I hope you had a wondrous Christmas! I also love knowing why I am celebrating. What a blessing. Happy New Year Jo Jo

  14. Merry belated Christmas to you! Perfect post!

  15. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas :)

  16. Are you on a blog hiatus?? COME BACK!!!

    Hallie :)

  17. Your blog keeps getting better and better! Your older articles are not as good as newer ones you have a lot more creativity and originality now keep it up!


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