Wishes for you

December 24, 2009

May you all receive the Christmas light in your heart.

A time for a pause and for sharing,

A time for celebrating and thinking of others, not able to do so.

A time for giving one’s time to prepare traditional meals that will bring everyone around the Christmas table.

Joyful decorations, Nativity scene, scented candles, cinnamon cookies, spiced tea, Christmas songs in church, a snowman in a garden and so much more. There is this special mood at home that makes you feel like prolonging this happy time of togetherness. And why not ?

Christmas is also the time to look at others and events with the heart. As Antoine de St-Exupéry wrote in his book “The Little Prince” :

“The essential is invisible to the eyes, one only sees well with the heart”.

Those were the words the fox said to the little prince as they were going to part. It was the fox secret that he confided to him. And to many readers across the globe since the book was published. “The Little Prince” is a wonderful tale for all ages, a story to read to children, a story for  all times. And the fox secret is good to remember well beyond Christmas.

Here is a gift for you, my friendship stars’ quilt. I hope they will shine in your Christmas night and long afterwards. Have a Merry and Blessed Christmas!

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10 Responses to “Wishes for you”

  1. Carsten said

    Thanks for your beautiful words Isabelle.
    They go directly to the heart.
    I will not forget to look for your mothers star in the nights here around Christmas.

    Merry Christmas to you and yours.

  2. All things nice.. said

    Isa,
    Oh how lovely a friendship star quilt. Thank you so much for always taking the time to visit my blog and leave such lovely comments. May you and your family have a Wonderful Christmas!

    All things nice…

  3. giiid said

    The words from the little prins is so true. Merry Christmas to you and all your family, Isa.

  4. Dallas said

    Joyeux Noël to you and your family as well, Isa. 🙂

  5. ancientcloth said

    I love books and what a sweet and true message to carry in our heart all year long. Beautiful words and beautiful quilt. I wish you much love, joy and peace.

  6. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for such lovely comments and good wishes 🙂

  7. Karma said

    I found your quilting posts! 🙂
    This particular post brings back a memory for me – I read The Little Prince, en francais, back in high school. I loved studying French, but sadly don’t remember a lot of it now.

  8. Alors Bravo ! Je continue á t’écrire en francais ? De temps en temps ? (now and then) Pour ne pas oublier;)

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