Faces of Father Christmas - a Photo Gallery
The Spirit of Christmas Speaks to Everyone
Come, Father Christmas!
Come, Father Christmas, our hearts and hands have opened
to the spirit of generosity. The bells are ringing!
Come, seek out those who serve each day with humble devotion,
and those innocent little souls who anticipate the birth of love
in your belly laugh, the twinkle in your eyes,
and the hope of your presence in our midst.
They are eager to know that their good deeds are remembered,
that their best efforts matter... however small.
Bless us with a Visit
With milk and cookies, and carrots for the reindeer,
we invite you into our homes and hearts
so that all needs shall be met on the most magical of nights.
For you represent the birth of the one who was born
of a woman and a star,
to bring all souls closer to the presence of the divine.
You are the personification of the divine Giver,
who forgets nobody, but feeds everybody - body and soul.
You heal the souls of the broken hearted
of every land.
Let the Music Bring you Closer
We sing carols to each other
to give one another hope
to spread the good news of your movement up North
and to hold out a hand to our fellow humans on this earthly journey.
In every language we sing with one voice:
Gloria, in excelsis Deo!
Father Christmas comes for Everyone
Come, Father Christmas
for the parents who work hard to satisfy their children's basic needs.
Come for those who have been forgotten, neglected.
Come for the pets who loyally stand by those who own them.
Come for the snow people, who warm hearts with their merry countenance,
Come for those who live close to the land throughout the year.
Come for the fishermen who trust the water to feed them each day.
Come for the firefighters who work to keep us all in one piece,
and come for the children who are our future.
*Please note that the Father Christmas statues portrayed in this hub "live" at the Yankee Candle Flagship Store in Williamsburg, VA.
History of Father Christmas
- Father Christmas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Wiki history of Father Christmas.
- The History of Santa Claus and Father Christmas
A British website regarding the history of Father Christmas.
- Official NORAD Santa Tracker
Follow Santa as he makes his magical journey!
- Christmas Traditions Around the World at Santa's Net.
Christmas Traditions Around the World at Santas.net Home of everything to do with Christmas and Santa Claus and How Christmas is celebrated around the world.
The Spirit of Father Christmas
A Book about Father Christmas
A Tolkien book about Father Christmas. This will be a well-read and well-loved gift.
© 2011 Karen Szklany Gault
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