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My Christmas Card to You

Dear Readers All,

Here is my Christmas card to you. It is “Angels We Have Heard on High” by “The Piano Guys.” This is a group of four (sometimes five) men from Utah who use the piano (and other instruments) in creative and lovely ways. In this video four of them play the same piano at the same time. I find their music beautiful, inspiring, and fun. (I used this song a couple of years ago, I know… It’s so good, it bears repetition!)

My wish and prayer for all of you is this: May you have a Christmas filled with love, peace, and joy–plus beauty, inspiration, and fun!

Thank you for reading my blog!

Lovingly in Jesus,

Sister Melannie

God bless you all!


21 Responses

  1. Sister Melannie
    May the Blessings of Peace, the Beauty of Hope, the Spirit of Love and the Comfort of Faith be your very special gifts that abide in your neighborhood this Christmas……

  2. Dearest Sister,
    I loved the Piano guys! In the predawn quiet of Christmas morn before the majestic madness of family and feast I am filled with gratitude, joy and hope. The King has come and we are redeemed, so simple, like the child sent. May we all be reminded throughout the coming year to love others as He loves each of us…so simple. Merry Christmas Sr. Melannie.


  3. What a wonderful way to begin my Christmas morning! I’ve passed this on to family and friends. Have a Blessed Christmas Sr Melanie. Thanks for your messages through Sunflower Seeds.

  4. Merry Christmas Sister Melanie!
    Thank you so much for your blog and the wonderful words of wisdom you share with us. Many blessings on your day!

  5. Dear Melannie,
    Thanks for the card. The Piano Guys are amazing…I sent it on, also.
    May all the blessings of Christmas remain with you always!
    With a Christmas hug, Josita

  6. Merry Christmas, Melannie…thanks for that enjoyable video…may the Christ Child bring you Hope, Joy and Peace today and all days!! ❤️

  7. Melannie, a Blessed Christmas and a New Year filled with the vitality you need to keep bringing the Good News to folks who are longing to hear it.

  8. Merry Christmas and many blessings be yours in the coming year. You and your blog are such a blessing to me. Rose Anne

  9. God bless you for this blog! It keeps me grounded in my faith. Happy healthy new year wishes are coming your way.

  10. I look forward to your message every Monday. And was so happy that you took the time to give us a message on Christmas.
    JOY to the World!

  11. Enjoyed the piano boys..also your Living Faith inspirations for the last quarter. Have a blessed and healthy New Year 2018!!

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