Thursday, December 27, 2012

Christmas Every Day

This is one of our favorite Christmas songs, written by Smokey Robinson (Christmas Everyday lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group).  
He was born so far away
So the story's told
We remember Christmas day
When winter days grow cold

With the time it passes by
We put away the trim
Then we live and wonder why
We can't remember Him

The Christmas star shines once a year
And then it fades away
Keep the spirit in your heart
It's Christmas everyday

It's not the bells and it's not the snow
And it's not the gifts we get
But He was born so long ago
It's easy to forget

Peace on earth, goodwill to men
But men can't go alone
We get lost along the way
But He can bring us home

Remember Him throughout the year
Without the star above
He left us all a Christmas gift
He left the gift of love

The Christmas star shines once a year
And then it fades away
Keep the spirit in your heart
And it's Christmas everyday


Frogcreek said...

Whatever your beliefs if you act with kindness, love, thankfulness, forgiveness, and a good heart, then yes, it really is Christmas every day, and the world would truly be a better place! I bet a song like that really touches your soul. :)

Jessica said...

The teen choir at church sings it every year. I had no idea it was done by artists like Kenny Rogers and Smokey Robinson. I just think it is a beautiful song that reminds us to focus on what is important, not just the material aspects of this season.

Merry Christmas!

Frogcreek said...

I bet it is even better sung live on Christmas eve. Merry Christmas, Jess!

Mary Prather said...

I hope you had a great Christmas, Jess -- thankful for you and your family. You inspire and motivate me each time I visit your blog! Hugs to you!

Jessica said...

Likewise Mary! I am looking forward to what this new year will bring.
Happy New Year!

Karen said...

Beautiful Jess. What a lovely song and gorgeous pictures. Happy New Year to you and your family.

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