Saturday, December 8, 2012

do your gifts have true Christmas-spirit?

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It's not the weight of jewel or plate,
Or the fondle of silk or fur;
Tis the spirit in which the gift is rich,
As the gifts of the Wise Ones were,
And we are not told whose gift was gold, 
Or whose was the gift of myrrh.

-Edmund Vance Cooke-

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