Recipe For Christmas All Year Long

                                         Take a heap of child-like wonder

                                         That opens up our eyes

                                         To the unexpected gifts of life-

                                         Each day a sweet surprise.

                                         Mix in fond appreciation

                                         For the people whom we know;

                                         Like festive Christmas candles'

                                         Each one has a special glow.

                                         Add some giggles and some laughter,

                                         A dash of Christmas food,

                                         (Amazing how a piece of pie

                                         Improves our attitude!)

                                         Stir it all with human kindness'

                                         Wrap it up in love and peace,

                                         Decorate with optimism'

                                         And our joy will never cease.

                                         If we use this healthy recipe,

                                         We know we will remember

                                         To be in the Christmas spirit,

                                         Even when it's not December.

                                                            By Joanna Fuchs






Josh Groban (The Polar Express)