Monday, December 26, 2011

Merry Christmas!

This is the card I designed and sent out to friends and family this year! I got them printed at Costco, which is quite an economical way to do cards.

Elements of the card are taken from the Stock Exchange, and are for personal use only, so I can't offer this card for sale.

The words in the background of my card are from my very favourite Dutch Christmas Carol. "Ere Zij God" The lyrics are:

Ere zij god, ere zij god

In den hoge, in den hoge, in den hoge

Vrede op aarde, vrede op aarde
In de mensen een welbehagen
Ere zij god in den hoge,

Ere zij god in den hoge

Vrede op aarde, vrede op aarde
In de mensen een welbehagen
In de mensen, een welbehagen, een welbehagen
Amen, Amen.

Tranlsated:

Glory to God! Glory to God!
In the highest, in the highest, in the highest!
Peace be on Earth, peace be on Earth
To the people whom God delights in.
Glory to God in the highest, glory to God in the highest!
Peace be on Earth, peace be on Earth, peace be on Earth, peace be on Earth
To the people, to the people whom God delights in,
To the people whom God delights in, whom God delights in.
Glory to God! Glory to God!
In the highest, in the highest, in the highest!
Peace be on Earth, peace be on Earth
To the people whom God delights in.
Amen. Amen.

My DH and I were in Florida for a time just before Christmas, but wanted to be home for our grandson Eli's first Christmas, and to enjoy Judah's Christmas too. One of the most memorable moments of our day, Judah telling us "I like presents!"

It was a lovely day, despite the occaisional bouts of sadness, missing our loved ones who have gone to glory. I pray that all of you had a very Merry Christmas. We had a busy, long day, but one that was filled with love and laughter with friends and family.

Marlene

3 comments:

  1. Very lovely kaart, greetingfrom Belgium,

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  2. Thank you Louisette!
    Happy new year retriever!

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