Saturday, December 17, 2011

Merry Christmas from our home to yours!

Hello friends.  Just wanted to share some photo's of our tree's and wish everyone a Merry Christmas!  It was so nice to be in our home this year (last year we were in a rental) and get all the Christmas decorations out.  I had forgotten how much work it was though.  I missed my daughter helping me.  Nicole if you are reading this  ....  Christmas will not be the same without you this year.  I love you and miss you! 


"1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed... 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:) 5 To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with Child" (Luke 2:1, 4-5).

"6 And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. 7 And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes, and laid Him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn" (Luke 2:6-7).

"8 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night... 10 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people" (Luke 2:8,10).


"And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the Babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger" (Luke 2:12).


"Glory to God in the highest, and on Earth peace, good will toward men" (Luke 2:14).


"15 And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into Heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the LORD hath made known unto us. 16 And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the Babe lying in a manger" (Luke 2:15-16).



If you have shared photo's of your tree, I would love to see them!  Just email me a link, or leave me a comment with a link!

Merry Christmas!


kiwimeskreations said...

beautiful tree Melisa - and I love those nativity scenes. I have yet to put ours up - maybe later today...


Very pretty tree! Love red at Christmas.
Thank you for the card!
Warmest Christmas wishes,

Shelly Schmidt said...

Beautiful tree Melisa! I waited for my daughter to put ornaments on the tree- when we get back home 12/22 we will start putting on the ornaments. Your picture and your ornaments are lovely!!!

Patti J said...

Beautiful, Melisa! Loved your post about the ornaments and the Christmas story. Wonderful! So sorry that your DD won't be with you this year. I'll be thinking of you.

AmethystCat said...

Beautiful post, Melisa! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

Shirley said...

I would bet your daughter is there in thought! Your post is lovely and the true meaning of Christmas, Melisa! Merry Christmas and a Happy Healthy New Year to you and yours too!!

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