Spotlight On Christmas
by Ben Dover
published December 2016
First of all, let us agree, There
is no such thing as "Xmas". Christmas
is not simply a holiday for
kids. It is truly a celebration of
probably the most significant birth
in our world's history.
was first established by the three
kings of Orient as the story goes.
It seems, that part of Christmas
has overshadowed all other facets
of the season, and we have made
the true celebration secondary. I
hope we never allow our secular
celebration to totally precede the
true reason for Christmas.
Merry Christmas is the salutation
that seems to be appropriate
for this season of the year, and
it is a wonderful wish indeed.
When we offer our wish that another
person might enjoy this season
regardless of how they might
achieve its happiness, that wish is
positive. It is for certain that everyone
associated with the "Spotlight"
sends their most ardent hope
that you will have a Christmas that
is blessed with your most desired
Of course, we extend that wish
through the month of December to
your midnight celebration of the
The Message Of The Day
Christmas is the time
when summer flowers
have gone to bed.
You'd better wear a coat and have
a hat upon your head.
Faces might glow even though
there's snow upon the ground.
Nights when sights with lights
are bright and all around.
When you've been good Santa
should be bringing something nice.
If He can't show, Mom and Dad
will certainly suffice.
Light up the tree and we'll
sip cider while we say,
"Christmas bells ring out
the message of the day".
Have a nice day ...