Once again Christmas is around the corner and we are all ready to celebrate this festival of gifts and love. Helen Keller rightly said, “The only blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.” surpassing all the bounds of religion and faith, this is one festival that all, irrespective of age, colour, caste, sex, religion wait desperately for. To make this festival more joyous we are here with some inspiring, motivational and knowledgeable quotes. You can use these quotes as status on your social networking accounts and share these as messages of love and affection with your friends and relatives.
Here are the top 10 most popular must read Christmas Quotes.
With the passage of time and increased maturity, our excitement regarding Christmas may change. … the tree reminds us of the tree Jesus died on to pay for our sins. The lights testify that He is the Light of the World, and the gifts are a mere shadow of the greatest gift ever given – Jesus Christ.
But everywhere throughout the world – throughout this war that covers the world–there is a special spirit that has warmed our hearts since our earliest childhood – a spirit that brings us close to our homes, our families, our friends and neighbors – the Christmas spirit of “peace on earth, good will toward men.” It is an unquenchable spirit.
Christmas – that magic carpet that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance – a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved.
Christmas can be a maze of commercialism if we let it. Instead, let’s make it a moment of clarity in which we view our sometimes confusing and threatening world against the back drop of God’s gift to us: the Prince of Peace who was announced by angels on that original ‘midnight clear’.
Christmas has been, as for many, something of a challenge to find the best way of being together across distance and differences. The biggest difference and perhaps distance has been between the family and the rituals of Christmas at home and then Christmas and its message in church – which speaks of poverty as well as generosity.
Christmas is a charming and memorable season for children, and it is perfectly reasonable for well-informed adults to enjoy cribs, candles, and carols, decorated trees, presents, and family feasts. It is not possible, however, to be a well-informed adult believer without adding to the value of the Christmas celebration by searching for the deeper meaning of the gospels, a meaning that is beyond the comprehension of young children.
If you’ve been feeling a little down, a little anxious, a little fatigued, a little worried this Christmas season, come home to God. He’s the one who made you, who created you, who’s watched every moment of your life, who knows everything about you and still loves you, who forgives you and says, ‘Come home to my peace and strength.’
Sometimes it seems almost as if it is wrong to feel so glad and happy when one knows there are so many of God’s little ones friendless, and even cold and hungry, but if we are to let their misfortunes banish the gladness from our heart they would not be any happier, so I am sure it is right to be as happy as we can, and do whatever we may, be it ever so little, to make those around us happy and look forward forward hopefully to the beautiful time when Christmas shall bring to everyone joy untouched with sorrow.
Although Santa Claus and St. Nicholas have nothing to do with the true meaning of Christmas, many people do love the story about this man who did, in fact, give gifts to the poor and demonstrated for us a wonderful example for Christmas giving.
I have come to discover material gifts aren’t the important things of Christmas. I learned this through an experience even as a young child. I now know relationships, traditions, and the greatest gift of all – Jesus, are the important gifts to treasure.
All in all, these are the top 10 most popular must read Christmas Quotes. Go through these are understand the festival in a better way. These quotes are going to take you to the depths of the importance of this day of the year. In the words of Max Lucado, Christmas celebrates a similar moment for us – God breaking through to our world. In a feeding stall of all places. He will not leave us in the dark. He is the pursuer, the teacher. He won’t sit back while we miss out. So He entered our world. He sends signals and messages: H-o-p-e. L-i-f-e.