Monday, December 9, 2019
For Monday, December 9th,, 2019
ON THE BRIGHT SIDE
FOR MONDAY, DECEMBER 9TH,2019
The moments of our lives may be bright with possibility, dark with fear or sadness, or even plain everyday gray, but God's glory never fades. May God's glory shine into the exciting lights, upsetting darks, and boring grays of your every day.
12 DAYS UNTIL WINTER
16 Days Until CHRISTMAS
Sunrise: 7:42 am
Sunset: 4:58 pm
Life is a special occasion!!
Today is Christmas Card Day which honors Sr Henry Cole of England who created the first commercial Christmas Card in 1843. A Christmas card is a greeting card sent as part of the traditional celebration of Christmas in order to convey between people a range of sentiments related to the Christmas and holiday season.
The traditional greeting reads, wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.There are innumerable variations. The content or design might relate directly to the Christmas narrative but many show seasonal figures associated with Christmas.
Happy Christmas Card Day!
If you can’t see the bright side, polish the dull side
THOUGHT FOR TODAY
God bless us every one.
A lot of people have stopped sending Christmas cards due to the increase in cost of postage, but I still send them and have mine addressed and ready to put a stamp on. For me the cost of a stomp is worth it to keep in touch with friends and family and send them a Christmas greeting. Some of the pople I send them to I rarely see anymore and I like being able to wish them a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
This is one tradition I’ll keep up as long as I can. Today I should get out and get some stamps and get those cards in the mail. I’ve already received a few cards and feel I am behind. It’s time to show I care and spread some Christmas cheer!
I don’t have everyone's address, so if you don’t happen to get a card from me, please Know I’m wishing you a very Merry Christmas!
I hope you all have a GREAT start to this new week. Happy Monday!!
COUNTING MY GIFTS
Christmas isn’t about what you receive - it’s about the love that you give.
Counting at least 3 things every day that I'm thankful for. There is truly is always something to be thankful for.
7669.for cards to send to people I care about
7670. for postage stamps and the post office.
7671. for the Christmas greetings I receive, thank you!
Enter into His courts with thanksgiving — and in His presence is fullness of Joy!
PRAYER FOR OUR TROOPS
Please pray for God's protection of
our troops and HIS wisdom for their
Almighty and eternal God,
Protect our military
as they discharge their duties
with the shield of your strength,
may the power of your love
enable them to return home in safety
that with all who love them
they may ever praise you for your loving care.
AND bless our Police Officers, Firefighters
and Paramedics and EMT’s
We ask this through Christ our Lord.
GOD BLESS YOU!
ADVICE FOR TODAY
Allow peace into your heart this Christmas and may the new year be a time to rejoice!
A little smile, a word of cheer,
A bit of love from someone dear…