Wednesday, December 15, 2010

A toast...

Last night I had my book club Christmas party, Ryan was in charge of giving a toast before we got started. He found a great toast that we all wanted emailed to us today.  Its such a great toast, I think we should all follow this for the holiday season and throughout 2011.

This Christmas, mend a quarrel. Seek out a forgotten friend. Dismiss suspicion and replace it with trust. Write a letter. Give a soft answer. Encourage youth. Manifest your loyalty in word and deed. Keep a promise. Forgo a grudge. Forgive an enemy. Apologize. Try to understand. Examine your demands on others. Think first of someone else. Be kind. Be gentle. Laugh a little more. Express your gratitude. Welcome a stranger. Gladden the heart of a child. Take pleasure in the beauty and wonder of the earth. Speak your love and then speak it again.

How great is that?!?! It pretty much sums up everything I truly believe. Please share with others.... Xo

8 comments:

mistieleigh said...

i am adding this to my blog as well.
thanks for the thought.

Formerly known as Frau said...

Awesome toast and something we all should do , think what a better world this would be. Thanks for sharing!

Norma said...

Beautiful - If only we all could be this unselfish 365/12!

Bless you Ryan

preppyplayer said...

Thank you for sharing AND for the AWESOME Christmas card I received today- LOVE it!

Miller Time said...

Love it Somer. Thanks for sharing. Merry Christmas!

Yvonne said...

Found you through West Family Adventures and am surely reposting this!

Yvonne said...

Btw, where did Ryan find this toast?

Yvonne said...

I reposted this blog today.