We often wish others “Merry Christmas!” this time of year, but how do you really have a truly merry or happy Christmas. Too often there is too much rushing around trying to take in the parties, buying gifts, and trying to make Christmas just right. Also, some people experience challenges that cause them to worry and to experience sadness.
Here are some suggestions for making this Christmas a truly happy one. First of all, each morning, take time for quite meditation and prayer in which you completely relax away from the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations. Open your mind to, and invite the Christ to be alive in your whole being. Affirm that God is your help in every need and is guiding you in everything you do every moment. Then act as though this is really so.
When you drive, know that you are divinely protected and all other cars and drivers are, too. Be patient in lines of traffic. If you must wait for traffic to clear, quietly affirm that God is present in you and everyone and you will get to your destination safely and on time. Give other drivers a friendly wave and remember to let someone in to the line.
Turn the Golden Key: “Golden Key” problems and people. Rather than focusing on difficulties, focus the great energy of your mind on God.
Ask your angels to guide you in purchasing just the right gifts as you buy gifts for friends and loved ones. They know. Be kind to clerks and others working in and visiting stores.
Let the bright sparkling lights remind you of the light of the Christ that burns in you and everyone.
Remember that the best gift of all is love. Love yourself. Love everyone. Send love to all people everywhere. It costs nothing but brings rewards. Love enough and this Christmas will be the merriest ever. Do this every day and your life will be happier every day. – Lovingly, Rev. John
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Relaxing and letting go, Love guides me every day.
Thank You, God, for a very happy Christmas!
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When you ask us to Pray with You . . . .
The best thing we do is to support, those who ask, in prayer. When you ask us to pray with you, remember to do your part. Be open and receptive in faith that God is now answering your prayer. Believe you are receiving now, but be patient and persistent. If your prayer is not answered right away, it does not mean it won’t be. You may need to be more in tune with the Presence of God within you. Act as though it is already so. It is helpful to thank God for answered prayer just as though the answer has come.
In the Mail . . . .
Prayer Brings Employment! – Recently, I wrote and asked you to pray with me for employment for myself and my son. I am happy to report that I have received a letter notifying me of an appointment with the Federal Government, for which I am grateful. My son has also been called back to his former place of employment. Thank you for supporting us in prayer. I am so grateful for the Golden Key Ministry! – Louisiana
Bytes of Wisdom . . . .
Bless us Lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; teach us to be patient and always be kind. – Helen Steiner Rice
Christmas is a spirit that flows from one heart to another. It is more precious than rubies and better than gold. – Agnes M. Pharo (“What Is Christmas”)
May we not “spend” Christmas or “observe” Christmas, but rather “keep” it. -Peter Marshall
I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he or she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas lights. -Maya Angelou
A Little of Humor . . . .
An elderly man was stopped by the police around 2 am and asked where he was going at that time of night.
The man replied, “I’m on my way to a lecture about alcohol abuse and the effects it has on the human body, as well as smoking and staying out late.”
The officer then asked, “Really? Who’s giving that lecture at this time of night?” The man replied, “That would be my wife.”