Phenomenal Friday-Celebrating The Joys Of The Season


To everyone celebrating, Merry Christmas. To those of you who aren’t if you’re getting a break during this holidays, hope you enjoy the time off over the holidays and have a restful break. During this, the most stressful time of the year, remember that self-care is just as important as fulfilling the needs of everyone around.

In the midst of the storm we all know as Christmas don’t’ forget to celebrate the Joys of the season
More happiness
Greater purpose
Deeper relationships with family and friends
Greater joy and satisfaction in everything you do


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“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.”
~Hamilton Wright Mabie



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“Christmas gift suggestions: to your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.”
~Oren Arnold



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“Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish. Christmas, in short, is about the only chance a man has to be himself.”
~Francis C. Farley


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“What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal and that every path may lead to peace.”
~Agnes M. Pharo


This is my submission to Debbie’s Forgiving Friday   series, where she writes about and invite others to share their thoughts on  Forgiveness, Self-Love and Personal Growth.

~Happy Friday

@Etta  D. Richards

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6 thoughts on “Phenomenal Friday-Celebrating The Joys Of The Season

  1. Oh Etta, I love your encouragement to celebrate the holidays. I hope that you took your own advice! 🙂 You are a beautiful Soul, and I really acknowledge your love of humanity.

    These quotes are fantastic, I was especially moved by the invitation to forgive our enemies and respect yourself. Blessings to you in all ways Etta. Talk with you soon! I love you.
    Love and Light,

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