Category Archives: Christmas

Books for the Holidays for Children PS-Grade 3!

I can’t believe how the days are flying by! It’s almost time for Christmas! Have you done your shopping yet? The way things are lately with delays I recommend you shop early and often to get what you need for … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to One and All! May You Have a Safe and Blessed Holiday Season and New Year!

Blessings of the season to everyone. May you all stay safe and well during this busy time of year with COVID-19. At least we can be thankful for the vaccine which is now here. I want to invite you to … Continue reading

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Wishing You All a Blessed and Merry Christmas from Our House to Yours!

I wrote this poem in 2018 to commemorate this blessed and magical season. It conveys my feelings of joy, peace and love toward our fellow man or woman. I have also shared some of our decorations for this Christmas with … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas!

This post which I published in December of 2017 is apropos for today –THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS! I hope you will enjoy it again. Each time I look at this beautiful collage made by my friend, soprano extraordinaire, Charlotte … Continue reading

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A Short Story for Christmas!

A CHRISTMAS BLESSING The old woman had lived on the streets for many more years than she could remember. Her grey and white hair needed not only washing but also cutting. It now reached her lower back. She used what … Continue reading

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What are Your Favorite Christmas Memories?

One of my favorite Christmas memories was when I was just five years old. I had asked Santa for a doll called The Littlest Angel. I already had one doll, a raggedly Ann doll I named Sara but this new … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from My House to Yours!

A Very Merry Christmas from My House to Yours! We have decorated our great room to make it festive for the family when they visit. I hope you can feel the warmth and love we put into this room. Here … Continue reading

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Who Loves Short Stories? Part 15

WHO LOVES SHORT STORIES? PART 15 This is Part 15 of Who Loves Short Stories, a new segment of Jemsbooks.blog! The final story in this collection is a Christmas tale for you to enjoy. What better time than during this … Continue reading

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Christmas is Coming! Are you Ready?

Christmas is coming! Are you ready? We are all shopping, wrapping and preparing for the big day! It will be here soon! Everything is so commercialized that we sometimes forget what the true meaning of Christmas really is. Let’s take … Continue reading

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