Praises! Praises mankind for this great holiday season. Tis the season of great joy. Be happy! The holiday season is a blessing. Prayers, songs, gifts, parties, food, decorations and fun! These glad tidings are for all of us. Enjoy! The winter is a wonderland of beauty, snow and winter fun. Enjoy!
Christmas is perfect. It’s the perfect time of the year for indoor games and outdoor winter activities. It’s the perfect time of the year for parties and social gatherings, perfect for baking and trying new recipes. It’s perfect. Throw another log on the fire and sing!
The joy of the season is the merriment that you make it. Come to us, oh blessed child. We rejoice.
Storybooks and dreams, ambition, love, respect and adoration, the life long ties between a mother and her child. The joy of living, the joy of giving. The heart felt happiness in the growth of a child. Nurture and care, dream and dare, this precious being is a wonder of creation.
Mothers and children, is a two way relationship. Bond with those precious ones, as they grow to be the people that you need in your life. From a tiny word, to a tiny step,, from a first smile to a first stand, the accomplishments are huge and deserve the praises and rewards of being a human being. Encouragement and care, after all, look at where we are. We are someone’s parenting achievement. We are someone’s blessed child. We are someone’s dream of fulfillment. We are someone’s caring and need. The parenting achievement that is you, is the parenting achievement that you should become. A wonderful new birth to a lifetime of family, family support and community. The giving and sharing is returned in so many ways.
This precious child, so filled with life and possibility, with all of the potential that you can give. A parental responsibility is only a part of this interaction. The joy of life is all of it.
All of your life to share with your loved ones, all of your life to be loved and to love. This is for you, you awesome parents. To love and be loved. To pass this on. To nurture the young ones and to teach them their responsibility. Their responsibility to their family, to their community, to themselves.
A child is a precious life. Enjoy is while you can. These fleeting years are yours to enjoy.
Praises to you, you fabulous parents. Praises to you, you wonderful mothers.
Greetings to all of you on this fine Mother’s Day. It’s a celebration of joy and happiness, nurture and care. A mother’s love is like no other, from the world of humans and to the world of animals, it has no bounds.
Praises to you, you awesome human. Praises for your daily care The world of Mothers and motherhood is a joy of humanity and pride. The child is their parents love.
Love one another. Such simple words, with such a powerful message. The power of love. Love unconditionally, since this might be the only love you have. Love unconditionally since this might be the only family that you have. Love unconditionally since this is the love that binds you together. The powerful world of love, is the most powerful world of all.
Praises to you on this fine day. Mothers all over the world rejoice in the love of your lives and the pride that your children inspire. To love and be loved is the message of Mother’s Day. Happy are we to be so joyous as to have children to care for and children to care for us. The natural world is a splendid world of joy and love. Take care of each other, love one another and have joy. Joy for your life, joy for your affection for each other, joy for the good that is in us and the message of this day. Mother’s day is an always day. It’s the day that never ends. It’s the twenty four hours of non stop caring, of being at the constant beck and call of a small child, or of taking care of an illness, of a teenager of an elderly parent. The constant nurturing of human beings is to pass along the joy of living, the gift of life itself.
Praises to you, magnificent almighty ones, on this fine day. This is the day that we celebrate love. This day lasts forever One small day to celebrate a lifetime of love and affection. This day is your day mothers, it lasts forever.
In our time of isolation and loneliness, the great adventure alludes us. Where will our dreams take us on our earthly mission of journey and exploration. Hail Brave Hearts, the adventure is here.
We seek the joy of holidays and vacation time, the sun and sand, the culture and cuisine, the history and the marvels of modern man. We journey frequently to lands abroad, to seek the fulfillment of international travel. We find enormous pleasure in speaking other languages, engaging in their conversation, frolicking in the fun of their tourist attractions. We miss this immensely. Cancelled flights, cancelled holidays, cancelled time away from all of the stress and routine. Time for a change. Time to break free of it all and escape to the holiday dream world of other lands. We saved for this, planned for this. This is our refuge and our right. For those of us with home ownership in foreign lands, this pandemic is an outrageous atrocity, forcibly confining us to our homeland.
Here at home we stay. Here at home we play!
As usual, the welcome winter spreads her cloak of magnificent snow all around the ground. As usual, we pull on our best winter attire and most fun sporting gear and head for the great outdoors. The winter has been mild and magnificent. So much snow! So many ice rinks and lakes to skate on, so many back country trails to glide along, so many downhill ski resorts to ski on, so much hockey to play.
The winter birds chirp and cheer us along as we smoothly sail through the forest. The wildlife stare. Our frustration with our confinement and solitude evaporates into the warm sunshine. Fresh air and snow, warm winter breezes, sunscreen and winter fun. Life is good. It can’t get any better than this. A back country ski lodge at the end of pleasant winter’s ski day. Canadian gourmet to rave about. Excellent snow conditions, fabulous scenery, family, friends, companions. The twinkling starry night in the heavens above. This is what Canada offers. It’s thrilling! So much so, that this kind of wilderness experience is sought after by many. It’s a unique privilege, to cast your worries away and venture into a remote location, accessed by only those few who know about it. One of those secrets that keep us healthy and happy and searching for more. This kind of holiday is as good as it gets. Canadian culture at it’s finest.
Now we head home, for more opportunity, leisure and fun. Our sporting days in the great Canadian wild are never over. We will never be done. Just one more day, in this fabulous vacation land, to ski our day away.
Yet another perfect day. The snow is soft and the ski runs are long. The scenery is the majestic Rocky Mountains. The views are incredible. Due to pandemic bliss, the ski hill is full of people, but not as busy as it would otherwise be. The lift lines are short. There’s seating in the chalet. There’s room at the Inn.
Spending our time and money in our homeland, has been a good business practise for us. Help stimulate the economy, keep your neighbors employed, enjoy the adventure of your own country. It’s been a pleasure. So much so, that I wonder if we’ll miss these no fuss days, without a line up anywhere, no traffic on the highway, endless vacant trails. ,The bliss of having it all to ourselves. This too shall end.
There’s still time. Time to sing, time to play, time for hope, time to pray. The season of merriment and joy is with us. Gladness and goodwill to share, is among us. Rejoice, oh great human. The world is still full of adventure and promise, discovery and fulfillment. There is still time to enjoy the goodness that life brings.
In the dead of winter, there is great joy. Look to the heavens for the sign of your saviour. His mark is in the sky. A rare event of celestial proportions rises in the night sky on December 21, 2020. A year that has been marked by pandemic, disease, isolation, poverty, death and despair. How obvious, oh shiny star, to light up the night sky this year. How obvious, oh shiny star to lead us once again.
The planets of Saturn and Jupiter will align to this degree, for the first time in 800 years. Celestial configurations occur frequently, but this planetary alignment is a precious sight. As Jupiter and Saturn meet in the south westerly sky, shortly after sunset on December 21, we will see the bright, shiny star of Christmas. Perhaps not the brilliant star that guided the wise men to Bethlehem, but still it is a Christmas star. A star to light up our lives and a star to wish upon.
This year has been a difficult one, full of disease and disaster. The world has been somewhat chaotic in environmental disaster, pandemic virus, economic doom. Our guiding light has been our ability to meet virtually on computer screens and cellphones which keep us connected to our friends and loved ones. Lockdown has been the message of choice, to control a health crisis which has escalated beyond our control. As fabulous as we are, we are only mortal.
The power of prayer is upon us. Store after store closes, awaiting a shift to normal business hours. Awaiting a vaccine to cure this pandemic and to praise the magnificent, once again. Save us! Save us, you mighty minds, we know that you know how to. Bankruptcy looms in the despair of a command. Stay home! Once again, we are shut in. Shut in, closed off, with few social contacts and no gatherings.
Shine, oh great magnificent light! Shine and bring us Christmastime! Shine oh holy light, the light of our life, oh star of Bethlehem. Shine.
Although the Bethlehem star is still not really explained, since there have been other conjunctions which produce a great, shiny light in the sky. This one that we will be witnessing on December 21, 2020, this winter’s solstice, will be the brightest that we will be able to see. The timing is perfect. It is Christmas. The vaccine has started to arrive. We will become well again, venture out again, rejoice again. Glad tidings to you and yours during this very difficult time, but it is passing. This Christmas star might not herald in a new savior, but it will bring in a new astrological shift. Coincidentally? Perhaps. The mysterious night sky and the the heavens bring in a new age in 2021. Behold, a new age is dawning. The age of Aquarius.
Joy to you, with this awful isolation. Joy to you, to overcome perils. The hardship of disease brings a new life of solitude and self exploration. Change and be healthy. All obstacles can be overcome. This is a time to refresh, rejuvenate, recharge and become new. Take advantage of this crisis and the gift that it gives us, we may never pass this way again.
Look forward to those long days of learning a new skill, or to improve the old ones. The time that it takes to reinvent and refurbish a dowdy room or area. Plant a new garden, try new seeds, adventure into the known by unexplored worlds outside your doorstep. A chance to be a tourist in your own country. Those old familiar trails, which should be vacant, are full of Canadians travelling. We climb a familiar scramble to a peak just outside of town. Usually this one is lightly travelled, since it’s somewhat obscure, but today it’s full of people. The parking lot is full, the trail is full. It’s unusual to see this.
The earnest quest for adventure takes us to new destinations annually. We strive to fulfill the ambition of discovery, of learning, of knowledge of this world and the fabulous fortune that it holds for us. The fortune of personal development, of personal achievement, of conquering new lands by tourism, adventure, eco tourism and insightful gain. The path to follow is new to each of us. A daring land of plenty to explore just outside out borders. The world is full of wonder and grateful hearts eagerly plundered the wilds of this planet, always seeking more. Our human endevour is to know it all. Each step on an unknown path is the thrill and excitement of discovery. So many kilometers to travel, so many peaks to climb, the essential fun filled holiday is a yearly dream come true.
Now to the reality of disease and pandemic perish. Open your parks and swing on the swings, stay home and build new dreams. The fortunate can venture into the wilds of Canadian parks and enjoy the stimulation of an adventure in this awesome land. So many kilometers to travel, so many paths to walk. The never ending landscape of discovery in this fine land, became the national dream of Canadian holiday seekers this year. Back to action packed fun, wherever it may be. What is new to us is old to us, but new again. Every square kilometer travelled? Oh such awesome human to have done so much. So much time to explore, so much money to spend, so much curiosity and initiative. It’s immense. It’s WOW! What a fortune to spend. Especially in other lands.
Work and work and work, you mighty relentless souls. Build your estates, compound it annually and spend and spend and spend it all, frolicking around the world. Have a good time, enjoy yourselves, squander it all away. Until this mighty pandemic hit, now it’s a Canadian holiday you say? We’ll buy ourselves a trailer now and pay the camping fees and praise ourselves immensely for surviving the disease.
As we open up this country with caution to continue to wear our masks, we breath for the days of flu season and to put the pandemic in our past.
Today we celebrate the birthday of this great country. A village from the forest. A dream of national identity. A work of unity of life and lifestyle in a land so vast and diverse. The land, the people, the projects, all individually styled for an outcome of diversity and praises for all of it. The great land with its majestic mountains, it’s sweeping prairie, it’s thousands of lakes, it’s forests, it’s tundra, it’s landscapes so unique and awesome. The great land, filled with great people, great places, great adventure and great belonging.
Fill your cup, with the endless opportunity of Canada! The opportunity for exploration is immense, with so much enjoy. We are the second largest country in the world and have so much to see and to discover. The valuable history of sharing and caring for each other. The widespread plains of homesteaders striving to build a country from sea to shining sea. The great north, so wild and free.
This is our Canada. A vast and brilliant home to us. A place of nurturing our spirits, of learning, of wisdom. This is the country that we made ourselves, from our skills, our intelligence, our passions, and our sense of community. We built this. We chose this. We collectively decided that this is the Canada that we want, that we love and that is our home. We made this place special to us, ourselves.
This fabulous world of the wilderness and the great wild, is home for us. We save it because we adore it. It speaks to us, to adventure, to explore, to challenge ourselves to be smart, educated, strong and daring. This great land calls us to retain ancestral roots which tie us to a past time of athletic adventure, community and ingenuity. It calls us to the present, of eco tourism, the food supply, the great cities. It calls us to our future, to retain it all, to be proud, to learn from each other and to share our knowledge with each other. It calls us. Each and every Canadian, to do our duty of care for this great nation. This great country that we call our home.
It is with great pleasure that we celebrate this birthday. 133 years of a community of people spread out over a vast countryside of unique places to live in and to visit. The differences in cultures, in heritage, in ties that bind us. We are not all the same, but we are. We are all different, but we are one. We are all diverse, but we are the same. This is how we choose to be. Individual, healthy, strong, with a courage to be culturally diverse and still be united. To live together in multicultural unity. This is our goal and one of our freedoms. Respect for each other and for the intellect that brings us peace and opportunity under a flag that flies so freely.
Happy Birthday Canada. May our dreams remain alive. May our hopes be fulfilled. May our way of life survive us. May we be filled with the glory of this great nation. Happy Birthday, Canada. May you live forever!
It’s a day for mothers. To remember them, to honor them and to celebrate the great joy of mothers.
The gift of comfort, of compassion and caring, the gift of time and love. The devotion of raising an offspring. The wonder of creation and the joy of living. Gifts. These are gifts to us and to all of the living creatures on this magnificent planet.
And as all mothers do, it’s nurture and care. Care or us, almighty great planet. Care for us oh great divine. Your powers are almighty and immense. The spellbinding beauty, the magnificence of the creativity, the countless opportunity for learning and exploration. Praises to you, oh great mother. You and you alone in this cold and obscure universe. You and you alone, so warm and fragile, so brilliant and inventive. The fabulous great planet, spinning its magical web of life and living, for all of us to enjoy.
The secrets of motherhood are to guide their offspring wisely. Guide them to safety, guide them to security, help them to build a future on a strong, solid past. The secrets of mothers is a love neverending, love eternally, love with all of your heart.
The joy of an offspring, so tender and tiny. A cherished blessing from God. The pride of their accomplishments, so few and so many. They are yours. They are from the great divine. They are special. That is a child.
Mothers everywhere, large and small, human and animal, raise their offspring dutifully, no matter what they are, or what they will become. With praises and encouragement, with devotion and protection the babies are the center of our lives. As they grow, we delight in their play, their growth and their childhood ways. This is the devotion of mothers, to give encouragement and praises, to support and nurture, to always be there.
The mighty is born. Now sing all of you in praises, for peace, love and everlasting kindness, for joy and merriment and laughter. This is the day of our saviour. The message is clear.Joy to the world, peace on Earth, love one another. It is with gladness that we celebrate this special day. A day of joy, of goodwill, of feasting, caring and sharing. The wisemen bring their gifts and so do we. Celebrate the love that is in us and all around us. Joy to the world.
In a time of darkness, a light shines. Prayers for the people, to overcome their fears. Fear of darkness, let their be light. Fear of loneliness, poverty, starvation, homelessness and despair. Gather together with your families and friends, your neighbors and colleagues, your aquaintenances and fellows. Don’t be strangers to the world. On this fine day, the feast is prepared. Rest, relaxation, comfort and sharing. On this fine day, we find peace. Joy and love, good will towards our fellow man. On this fine day, we find love.
Our instructions are simple, but immense. Oh come all yeah faithful, gather round the Christ Child. Bring your joy and your sorrow, bring your laughter and your tears. Here is a message of great importance. Cast aside your doubts, cast aside your fears. Listen to the message. A child is born, he will bring us peace. He will rise above the obstacle of defeat. Listen to his message, oh great and mighty, or small and lowly, for on this day we find peace.
Save us, oh great savoir. On this fine Christmas Day, may peace, love and goodwill, be in your hearts and minds and may the light of this day, bring joy to all of you, throughout the world.
The night is bright with stars so shiny, it is the time of Christmas Eve. The winter snow is deep and crisp, white and bright and full of it’s own delight. Christmas and winter are filling our lives. Fun in the snow and fun in the humanity of the season. Fill our lives with joy and celebration, fill our hearts with gladness and peace. Love for one another, joy to all of humanity, the child will soon be born.
Bless this season, all you fine people, fill your lives with joy. A baby will soon be born, bless the baby boy.
The hardship of the daily toil is sometimes overwhelming and dreary. Daily life can be difficult, tiresome and weary. Some are rich, some are poor, some are weak and some are far away. Now is a time for Christian giving, feasting and sharing and exchanging gifts. The tradition of family, friends and strangers, all connected to a child. Save us! Praises to you oh holy child. Save us!
Bring our loved ones to us, make their travels safe. Long journeys homeward, to our family to share Christmas Day. A tradition of joy that we celebrate with the world. Home for the holidays, all you Christian people. Celebrate the joy that this fine season brings.
The dead of winter for holiday delight. It’s perfect. Cold and wintry is the night with the fresh snow in the morning to greet us. There is nothing better than this season. Joy and caroling, Christmas is beautiful. A tradition of compassion, charity, giving, and friendship. The fabulous tradition of caring. Love one another, peace on Earth, goodwill towards your fellow man. May the blessings of the season fill your hearts with joy and kindness and be faithful to you throughout the year.
It is with great joy that we sing our songs, with duty and dedication that we donate our gifts of charity to the poor. Love eternally, love everlasting, that is the message of this baby boy. Jesus will soon be born, he rises again. From a birth in a manger to be king of our lives. A triumph for humanity, for the spirit of mankind. Rise in freedom, all of you fine people, shed your despair. Cheer and praises, the holy night is near.
Soon the wanderings of the spirit will end, soon the angels will sing, soon the stable will call us to rest, soon will be born, a king. Soon the darkness will reveal a light, soon the night will end, soon the witnesses of the glorious sight will be called, on this Holy Night.
A tradition of singing, of baking and feasting, a holiday most high. Gift giving and memories, the wisemen stopped by. Oh wise are we, to continue this tradition, in memory of a baby, so calm and bright. Such a wonderful gift, oh Holy Night. Oh Holy Night. Soon a child will be born.
The hardship of the colony, the death and despair that was endured, but strive oh Canada, your wealth and destiny will come. Oh homesteaders of yesterday, with toil and work and strife. It still is Christmas to all, regardless of where you are in life. In living the pioneer struggles, but the holiday looms in our minds. Yes, you must have Christmas, not just in your dreams. The holiday is for everyone, enjoy it before it passes. The festive season is with us, with fun and sharing and gifts. Laugh and sing, oh lucky humans, for the joy that this holiday season brings.