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Patty Craig: A Slice of Time

The calendar says Christmas is just days away. It’s a time when we express love. Most people seem to agree that Christmas is more about the heart than the food or the gifts.

Many people have expressed their thoughts about Christmas and a few of those thoughts [50+ Best Christmas Quotes 2021 - Funny & Inspirational Holiday Sayings (] are listed below:

-“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?” – Bob Hope

-“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style. In the air, there’s a feeling of Christmas.” – Ray Evans, "Silver Bells"

-“We count down the days just to experience it nearly exactly as we always have. It is so comfortable, familiar, and perfectly nostalgic that, frankly, we have no desire to improve upon it at all.” – Joanna Gaines

-“Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends.” – Margaret Thatcher

-“At Christmas, all roads lead home.” – Marjorie Holmes

-“I don’t think Christmas is necessarily about things. It’s about being good to one another.” — Carrie Fisher

-“Like snowflakes, my Christmas memories gather and dance — each beautiful, unique, and gone too soon.” – Deborah Whipp

-“It’s the most wonderful time of the year. There’ll be much mistletoe-ing, and hearts will be glowing when loved ones are near.” – George Wyle and Eddie Pola, "It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year"

-“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!” – Theodor Seuss Geisel, How the Grinch Stole Christmas

-“Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.” – Charles M. Schulz

Christmas involves a feeling, a belief. Roy L. Smith said, “He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” Christmas joy is not about the specific day, the food or the gifts. No, Christmas joy is rooted in the good news.


“But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.’” – Luke 2:10-11 NIV


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