Tuesday, December 23, 2014

"Our Star of Bethlehem" - Merry Christmas To All ~


Our Star of Bethlehem

A prophet spoke of wonders, and a star that would be seen. 
Two days, a night appear as one, its light to be pristine. 

Behold it was as Samuel said, a new Star did appear,
Announcing hence to all the world, our Lord and Savior dear,

As Lord of lords and King of kings, He created Heaven and Star
So, was it not His selfsame Light that shined down from a far?

The Star that guided Shepherds, and Wisemen seeking Him, 
Continues as the Light of Christ. "Our Star of Bethlehem". 

May that sweet light now lead us on, to rescue, love and lift. 
And as we do we may receive, the Savior's Christmas Gift. 
 by Roger L. Williams ( my dear husband)

Numbers 24:17; Matthew 2: 1-2; Helaman 14:2-6; Colossians 1:16, D&C 93:1-4

"What a glorious and wonderful season of the year this is. Our hearts change. Our attitudes change. Our way of thinking changes. There is a little more forgiveness in us. A little more kindness. A little more love. A little more patience. A little more of understanding at the Christmas season of the year. What a glorious thing it is that at least once in twelve months we can become a little better than we have been during the remainer of the year. Thanks be to God for the gift of His son and thanks be to His Son for the gift of His life. How grateful we are at this Christmas Season." 
 by Gordon B. Hinckley

We had a lovely Family Christmas Dinner with our Family here followed by our traditional Christmas Nativity program~

Left to Right - Lilly and Sagan our great granddaughter and grandson. They were perfect angels - Mary and Baby Jesus are Jadyn and Myah our Great Granddaughters - Joseph and our Shepherd are our Grandson's Joshua and Jeffery~
 
Upper Left; our oldest son, Sean & Mary's family - Middle Left; our 2nd son Travis & Amanda's family - Lower Left; our 3rd son, James & Amber's family - Middle LeAnn & Roger - Middle Lower; Our Missionary Grandson, Jackson - Upper Right; our oldest daughter Christina & Brandon's family - Middle Right; our youngest daughter Tiffani & Dave's family and Lower Right; our middle daughter Jenni & Michael's family ~

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of you wonderful family and friends ~
May your homes be filled with the Savior's love during this lovely Christmas Season. May your New Year be one of wondrous moments.
 We love you all and are grateful for the many ways you have touched our lives. 


6 comments:

Marsha said...

I love the poem that your dear husband wrote. What a perfect message as a reminder of the perfect GIFT! What a lovely, live nativity with your grand/great grand children. Thanks for sharing your Christmas family and message with all of us out here in Blog land.

singing/granny said...

Merry Christmas to you too, LeAnn! What a beautiful family you have! It's so nice you can spend Christmas with so many of them. Take care and enjoy every precious moment!!! Melody

Christy Monson said...

Have a wonderful holiday. You are so organized and prioritize so wonderfully. Lots of love, Christy

Susan Anderson said...

Nice job, Roger! And Merry Christmas to all of you!!

=)

Barb said...

Hi LeAnn!

What a beautiful poem, you and Roger are so gifted at writing!

I pray that you will have a very blessed Christmas and a very wonderful New Year! We so love and treasure your friendship!

Hugs and Love,
Barb

Debbie said...

Wishing you the warmest of holiday seasons!!

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