Friday, December 24, 2010

The Heart of Childhood

Its Christmas Eve day ...things are changing around here.   My children are growing up and the sparkle becomes harder to polish  We are moving into an age  of understanding, deepening the faith in things unseen, realizing that we make our own magic.  But they aren't totally grown up, just on the verge of dashing their hopes because of some dumb kid at school who hasn't had the pleasure of knowing the true tummy tickling spirit of Christmas.  I read the classic story "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus" to the boys lastnight.  The real article that inpsired the whole thing spoke louder than ever this year. Whats life without a little mystery and magic? Whats life when growing up means you know all your stuff comes from China? A big grown up sad one.
Here's to the kid in all of us...Santa lives!...making glad the heart of childhood.

XO enjoy the spirit of giving and receiving.
       Love and Blessings
Milady - yep thats me on the left!

p.s. my kids and I agree that is the REAL Santa in this pic. :)

p.s.s. and just cos its hilarious , an e card of us


Ariane Reichardt said...

For sure, that's the real one!
Merry Christmas!

Make mine Mid-Century said...

Merry Christmas to you, lovely Milady.

You funny little girl with Santa! What a cutie.

Oh, I've been lying like you wouldn't believe this week ... making all sorts of stories up about how Santa makes it through the rain, feeds the reindeer etc, manages with all his presents. And not to forget ringing bells under children's windows in a 'let's make them think Santa's in the neighbourhood so they go to sleep already!'

I'm milking their gullible years.

Milady Productions said...

Merry Christmas to you both!
milk it...Viva Santa!!!!


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