Friday, December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad! Mele Kalikimaka! Joyeux Noel! Buon Natale!



Luke 2:1-20
The Birth of Jesus

In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to his own town to register.

So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.
And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 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[a] the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger."

Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,
"Glory to God in the highest,
and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests."

When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, "Let's go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about."

So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. 17When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, 18and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. 19But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. 20The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told.



Last night in Oklahoma, it came a White Christmas!!

I was so excited that Paisley had her first snow, and a White Christmas in one!

It was truly magical.
This morning, we rose bright and early to open presents.

Although, it must be noted that it was a little late for Christmas morning standards.While it was 7:57, we usually hit the floor around 5:45-6:00am.
I've since risen from my post un-wrapping presents nap and so it's time for one final wish to you and yours this Christmas season!!


We hope you and yours have a very Merry Christmas!!


3 comments:

Daffy said...

Merry White Christmas to you! The sunrise was beautiful!

Kelsey @ Seattle Smith's said...

Such cute pics of ya'll!

Brittany Ann said...

Merry Christmas dear friend! I hope it was a good one!

P.S. The hubs finally bought his first Vera!

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