Saturday, December 24, 2011


A suggested Christmas gift list for 2011.

To God who has loved and redeemed you__Gratitude.

To those who have wounded you__Forgiveness.

To those who are different than you__Acceptance.

To those who oppose you__Tolerance.

To yourself__Respect

To your spouse and children__Yourself

To your extended family members__Your heart.

To your friends__Your loyalty.

To waiters and waitresses and those who serve__Your kindness.

To strangers__Your example.

To those who are hurting__Your compassion.

To those who fail__Your mercy

To All____________Agape love


Christiane said...

AMEN . . .

The Mystery of The Incarnation . . .

O God, O Our God, Alleluia

"Come to us Wisdom, come unspoken Name
Come Root, and Key, and King, and holy Flame,
O quickened little wick so tightly curled,
Be folded with us into time and place,
Unfold for us the mystery of grace
And make a womb of all this wounded world.
O Heart of heaven beating in the earth,
O tiny Hope within our hopelessness
Come to be born, to bear us to our birth,
To touch a dying world with new-made Hands
And make these rags of time our swaddling bands”

traveller said...

Merry Christmas to the Burleson's.

We were at the midday Christmas Eve service at Westminster Abbey yesterday. May all who visit here share in the blessing from The Reverend Michael Macey:

Christ the Son of God
perfect in you the image of his glory
and gladden your hearts with the good news of his kingdom;
and the blessing of God Almighty, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, be among you and remain with you always. Amen.

Steve Miller said...

Amen Paul. Thanks for the reminder of the gift of giving and an attitude setter for 2012. Enjoyed visiting with you on Dec 12

Steve Miller