Saturday, December 24, 2011

Christmas Eve


The fridge and pantry are full. Beds are made. Bathrooms cleaned. The fridge and pantry are full. The Bûche de Noel is assembled. Just a few things left to do before the celebrating begins. The children arrive late tonight. 


Church this evening and time to reflect on the Babe, God's greatest gift to mankind. 

Hark! the herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King"
Peace on earth and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled

Joyful all ye nations rise
Join the triumph of the skies
With the angelic host proclaim
Christ is born in Bethlehem

Hark! the herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King"



9 comments:

Vee said...

You are ready for the celebrations to begin... Enjoy the arriving family and have a wonderful Christmas.

Nancy said...

Hi Lorrie...
I want to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas...
I have loved reading your blog this past year and am looking forward to many more inspiring posts in the coming year.

All the best for a safe and happy move south...
Hugs, Nancy W.

Judy ~ My Front Porch said...

You are ready...to celebrate the birthday of the King of Kings!

Blessings to you and yours.

Jacque said...
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Jacque said...

Merry Christmas Lorrie!

Your family is truly blessed to know AND celebrate the true meaning of Christmas!

Wishing you all the best for a wonderful holiday season from my home in the beautiful Sweetwater Valley of East TN to yours!

LaPouyette said...

Best wishes for lovely and wonderful Christmas Days together with your children. So pleased for you to hear that you can have Christmas together!
(I guess they came from Berlin?)
Warmest greetings,
Karin

Alina said...

Enjoy Your Christmas and have a very Happy New Year !

thistlewoodfarm said...

Stopping by to wish you a belated Merry Christmas to you and yours!

Sheila said...

Hope you had a wonderful Christmas with the family, Lorrie. I enjoyed reading your big box story too and have told it to several people. You should send it to Canada Post and ask for a response (sometime - when you have the time...) Good luck with your move and all the best for the New Year!