Thursday, December 23, 2010

Happy Christmas Everybody

This will be my final post until after Christmas. I may actually skip a few days while I spend time with my family. I hope you each have a wonderful holiday however you celebrate it. I wish for each of you that special, quiet moment where through the din of shopping, commercialism, Walmart and all the noise that runs counter to the true meaning of this day that you feel that special spark that reminds you of its spectacular wonder. For everyone who does not celebrate Christmas, I hope you have a moment of peace during this day and share in a glimmer of the hopefulness this day is intended to give to each of us.

I'll leave you with a couple of videos. These are probably my two favorite Christmas songs. Happy Christmas, everybody.

The first is the song "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day" with lyrics by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The video incorrectly states that his son died in the Civil War. He was shot, but survived.



The second is probably too familiar, but is still powerful: John Lennon's "Happy Christmas, War is Over."


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2 Comments:

At December 24, 2010 at 2:04 PM , Anonymous Cathy Tyner said...

Happy Christmas to you too Urban Guy. I find your blog very interesting, cool and funny at times!(I press the appropriate button!) I truly look forward to reading every post of your blog, it makes me feel urban even though I live rural!
Here's to a whole new year of posting, keep up the great work, your readers appreciate you!!

 
At December 24, 2010 at 7:24 PM , Anonymous Yvette said...

Happy Christmas to you and your family, Urban Guy, and many blessings in the new year to come. :)

 

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