Dec 11, 2011

The Christmas Ten Commandments...



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With this ten guidelines let your Christmas be more meaningful:
  1. Thou shall not leave "Christ" out of Christmas, making it "Xmas."
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  1. Thou shall prepare thy soul for Christmas. Spend not so much on gifts that thy soul is forgotten.
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  1. Thou shall not let Santa Claus replace Christ, thus robbing the day of its spiritual reality.
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  1. Thou shall not burden the shop girl, the mailman, and the merchant with complaints and demands.
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  1. Thou shall give thyself with thy gift. This will increase its value a hundred fold, and he who receiveth it shall treasure it forever.
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  1. Thou shall not value gifts received by their cost.  Even the least expensive may signify love, and that is more priceless than silver and gold.
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  1. Thou shall not neglect the needy. Share thy blessings with many who will go hungry and cold unless thou are generous.
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  1. Thou shall not neglect thy church.  Its services highlight the true meaning of the season.
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  1. Thou shall be as a little child.  Not until thou has become in spirit as a little one art thou ready to enter into the kingdom of Heaven.
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10.         Thou shall give thy heart to Christ.  Let Him be at the top of thy Christmas list.

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