24 December 2016

Merry Christmas

I am sitting here today as the heavy clouds of Winter release a steady and soothing rain.
Stark and naked trees are silhouetted against an early morning sky.
Christmas Eve has arrived and is being welcomed by brilliant red cardinals and watchful hawks.
The hectic frenzy of Christmas preparations are coming to a close and it is now that the stillness of these precious moments remind me of what it is that I am to be focusing on.
The beautiful and miraculous birth of Jesus Christ.
His birth created a joy unlike any other and in those chaotic moments of daily living His presence is like a calming sea upon the soul.
I am reminded that my personal joy, peace, contentment and happiness are not dependent upon objects, hopes, dreams or people but on Him, and He never has nor will ever let me down.
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My  Christmas wish for you is this;
May thoughtful people bless your life with soft spoken words of  kindness and gentle care.
May the dawn of Christmas day bless you with joy and a heart that is full of love.
As Christmas day unfolds it's gentle wings of magic and wonder, may the presence of that single ray of hope guide you gently through the end of this year and into the upcoming one.
Merry Christmas with Blessings and Love,
Jemma
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Jemma's home is a quiet spot nestled among the trees. You might find me writing, reading, or puttering in my Greenhouse, tweaking a recipe, crafting a wreath or loving on my grands. Always living with a grateful heart.

25 comments:

  1. Dearest Jemma
    I'm sending you my Best Wishes for a very Merry Christmas to you and your family !

    Blessed be

    Xx Dany

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  2. This is so beautifully written....Yes, it's wonderful to be reminded of the greatest love who died for us....Merry Christmas sweet friend....I look forward to seeing you in 2017 and to hear about all your adventures....Hugs..

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  3. Merry Christmas Jemma! May God bless you and yours in the New Year.

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  4. Beautiful words, dear Jemma.
    Merry Christmas to you and yours,
    xx
    Poppy

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  5. Such lovely words you have shared
    Merry Christmas to you and yours...

    All the best Jan

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  6. Good morning and MERRY CHRISTMAS morning to you dear Jemma! Your blessing is a twin thought of my giddy joy yesterday (and today) as I was home with my beloved, baking a cake, listening to Christmas music, decorating a bit, sending and receiving greetings and pondering most of all on the INTENSE love and gift of HIS birth. I was crying, smiling and praising HIM for this wonderful gift of grace and promise that yes, IS TRUE, will COME TO FULLNESS and is our salvation.

    Happy day to you as you gather with your family and a happy 2017 to you!

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  7. Merry Christmas and all the best, dear Jemma!
    Hugs ... Dorothea :-)

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  8. That was beautiful.... Hugs!!

    Carole

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  9. Merry Christmas Jemma! Looking forward to spending 2017 with you!

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  10. Beautifully said sweet friend! Christmas Blessings to you & yours! Merry Christmas! See you soon! ❤️

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  11. Marry Christmas dear Jemma. Thank you for your beautiful words and your support this year.

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  12. Merry Christmas Jemma, and may the coming year be filled with all things joyous for you and yours.

    xxx

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  13. Merry Christmas, Jemma,
    Looking forward to reading more At Home With Jemma in 2017...

    Judith

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  14. This is beautiful, Jemma. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas with those you love and look forward to a new year with you!

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  15. I hope that you had a wonderful Christmas sweet Jemma. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  16. Best wishes for a wonderful New Year!

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  17. I hope you're enjoying your break! Wishing you and yours a wonderful 2017.

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  18. Thank you for the Christmas wish, Jemma. Your words on here today are soothing and I'm blessed to have you as a friend. Looking forward to more of your delightful posts in the new year. I hope it shines bright for you, dear Jemma.

    love, ~Sheri

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  19. What a lovely Christmas wish, I hope yours was wonderful. Happy New Year.

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  20. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Happy New Year!

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  21. Beautiful Jemma, wishing you a blessed new year xo

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  22. Hi Jemma,
    Love this and I do hope you had a wonderful Christmas with your lovely family! Happy New Year! Xo
    Linda

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