Sleigh Bells Ring, Are You Listening

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I see the christmas lights and hear the yuletide carols.  I remember hiding under the mistletoe. The yesteryears of waiting for santa, expecting a gift eventhough i’ve been naughty, not nice.

I opened the beautifully wrapped gifts.  In excitement i ignore the intricate wrappings. I barely acknowledge the efforts taken in covering the precious presents. Sometimes i forget to give thanks not just for the gifts but for its beautiful wrappings.

Oh, christmas is just around the corner.  A time to be jolly and sleigh rides.  But what happens when Santa’s reindeers are missing because their antlers are used for decorating?  And yes when the sleigh bells started ringing, are you really listening or just hearing?

Although i admit i don’t live in winter wonderland, it doesn’t mean i can’t feel the cold snow and its breeze. But the happy lights of yuletide lanterns and strangers’ smiling faces can make me say,  indeed it’s a beautiful happy sight.

One need  not wait for christmas day,  loving and sharing is not just for a day.  It’s all year through for someone with a giving and grateful heart.   But every year,  i don’t know why i am more kind,  when the christmas bells are starting to chime.

 

To read more Christmas musings/poems, kindly click/tap the photos below. Thanks.

 

 Santa Claus is Coming to Town.
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Silver Bells, It’s Christmas Time in the City
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48 thoughts on “Sleigh Bells Ring, Are You Listening

    1. Thanks Daisy for sharing your thought here. Yes, i agree with you, blessings can be in any form (who or what)

      Having readers like you taking time to read this blog and leaving thoughts is also a blogging blessing. I thank you for that. Have a great tuesday.

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  1. This is Beautiful Joel… I am listening.. πŸ™‚ glad I was able to join in the sleigh bells jingling.. And take part in the good cheer..
    Wishing you and your family a wonderful Christmas.. May the Spirit of Christmas ring in our hearts Long after Christmas and into the New Year..

    Love and Blessings and may 2017 be a Happy and Peaceful one..
    Hugs Sue ❀

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  2. Every moment of our lives, we get another chance to be kinder, a new opportunity to try something different, but more often than not, we tend to wait for a special day or holiday to do these things, but we don’t have to.

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