These are busy days - baking to do, decorating done but house needs to be cleaned for a guest. As I prepare this post it is hurry, hurry, hurry. I want to slow down and smell the roses or rather the Christmas Tree.
For us Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus God's only begotten Son:
While out on a buying trip for my shop, I found this little church which is also a music box that plays "Silent Night" clear as a bell.
I have several old booklets with the Christmas Carols. I am so sad that these have been removed from our public schools in America. As a child, we sang them there.
I can't believe how fast the paper whites have bloomed -
I planted them on Thanksgiving. As you can see, this weekend we had just a sprinkling of snow outside. I love it.