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Merry Christmas! (Sarah Palin's Christmas message)
Sarahpac.com ^ | 12/22/11 | Sarah Palin

Posted on 12/22/2011 1:40:31 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat

My family and I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! I offer this to all because Christmas is a holiday for all, whether you are a Christian believer or not. The message of Christmas is full of hope, peace, joy, and the fellowship of all mankind; so I find it amazing that every year we hear more accounts of a ramped up “war on Christmas.”

How sad and ironic that a handful of grinches are at war with the annual celebration of the birth of the Prince of Peace, whose coming was prophesied centuries earlier and was then gloriously heralded by the angels with a blessing for “peace on earth” and “good will toward men.” Even if one doesn’t believe the story, can’t one at least recognize the beauty of the message? Or at the very least, let everyone else enjoy the season without throwing a temper tantrum at the sight of a Nativity scene? People who feel affronted by a baby in a humble Manger display or a few Christmas carols have truly lost all sense of proportion and seem to be most in need of some holiday cheer.

At a time when our country is divided on so many things, Christmas unites us. It’s a beautiful part of our culture, and for many of us it’s a beautiful part of our Faith. In fact, for believers it’s “the main thing.” In today’s tumultuous times we can remember the bible’s record of Three Wise Men from the East who received an angelic message of Jesus’ birth. They may have been unsure of the message, so they sought truth. They trekked to Bethlehem to find out more. There, they found Jesus and they honored Him. The story of the wise men reminds us that today wise men still seek Him. So in this season especially, let’s seek truth.

Let’s celebrate with family and friends. Let’s shout a cheery “Merry Christmas” to everyone we meet. Let’s remember our brave men and women in uniform defending us far from home. And let’s all pray for a peaceful New Year.

From our home to yours, Merry Christmas.

- Sarah Palin

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.” (Luke 2:14)


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1 posted on 12/22/2011 1:40:40 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Jesus is the reason for the season. Merry Christmas indeed.


2 posted on 12/22/2011 1:44:48 PM PST by afnamvet (Patriots Rising.....Donate to Free Republic....... It's the right thing to do.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Nice message.

Same back atcha, all you Palins and Palin fans!


3 posted on 12/22/2011 1:47:50 PM PST by Palladin (No Newts!)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Why? Sarah has removed herself from the public debate. She’s yesterday’s mashed potatoes.

I would have gone door to door campaigning for her. I’ve never before had a candidate I felt that strongly about. Now who do I have to vote for? NEWT? Puhleese.

I’m gonna stay home this year and not vote. To those who say to that “then Obama will win”......yes, I know. Please don’t gleefully rub it in.

Psalm 146:3: “Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.”

Turns out the verse works for princesses, too.


4 posted on 12/22/2011 1:49:35 PM PST by RepRivFarm ("During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." -George Orwell)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
...the bible’s record of Three Wise Men from the East...

Really?

5 posted on 12/22/2011 1:54:37 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: RepRivFarm

Can’t even give it a break for Christmas? You suck.


6 posted on 12/22/2011 2:01:41 PM PST by Gargantua (Men ARE created equal, but 21 years later... you get my point.)
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To: RepRivFarm

“I’m gonna stay home this year and not vote.”

I’m with you on this one! I’m not voting this year, either. Now next year is a totally different matter.


7 posted on 12/22/2011 2:39:58 PM PST by kickonly88 (I love fossil fuel!)
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To: who knows what evil?

Yes. Really.

Matthew 2:1–12
Visit of Wise Men

2 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men bfrom the East came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East and have come to worship Him.”

3 When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. 4 And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he inquired of them where the Christ was to be born.

5 So they said to him, “In Bethlehem of Judea, for thus it is written by the prophet:

6 ‘But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,

Are not the least among the rulers of Judah;

For out of you shall come a Ruler

Who will shepherd My people Israel.’ ”

7 Then Herod, when he had secretly called the wise men, determined from them what time the star appeared. 8 And he sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and search carefully for the young Child, and when you have found Him, bring back word to me, that I may come and worship Him also.”

9 When they heard the king, they departed; and behold, the star which they had seen in the East went before them, till it came and stood over where the young Child was. 10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy. 11 And when they had come into the house, they saw the young Child with Mary His mother, and fell down and worshiped Him. And when they had opened their treasures, they presented gifts to Him: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

12 Then, being divinely warned in a dream that they should not return to Herod, they departed for their own country another way.


8 posted on 12/22/2011 2:39:58 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MestaMachine
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Thanks for that Mesta, Sarah Knows what she is talking about!

G-D Bless

9 posted on 12/22/2011 2:46:46 PM PST by KC_Lion (I won't vote for a Pseudo Democrat Like I did in '08, I will write in Sarah's name if I have too!)
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To: MestaMachine

FPS...there is NO Biblical record of THREE Wise Men...that is what I was getting at...I’m familiar with the rest of it...


10 posted on 12/22/2011 2:47:57 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

Actually, some believe there were more, but winnowed it down to three because of the three gifts. For you to make jab at it is kind of nitpicky though.


11 posted on 12/22/2011 2:51:50 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MestaMachine

Precisely...they MAY have been more. Is it so difficult to state that wise men visited Jesus at his house? Proclaiming the truth isn’t ‘nitpicky’ in my world. YMMV, of course.


12 posted on 12/22/2011 2:58:16 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: RepRivFarm

What a disgusting capitulation. You have a chance to begin a reversal and because you apparently cannot get your perfect candidate, you’ll allow evil to win.


13 posted on 12/22/2011 2:58:24 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: KC_Lion

It’s pretty much the accepted meme. Can’t see what the big deal is. And it isn’t even my Book.
Like Sarah said, I take joy in the joy of others freely expressing their love and faith as I m free to express mine. It’s a beautiful thing, faith. G-d rules. If we lose our faith, we lose all hope and are left then with nothing.
That is not a future I look forward to.
So to all, a Very Blessed Christmas and a Happy Chanukah. Shine the Light upon a dark and dreary world.


14 posted on 12/22/2011 3:04:01 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MestaMachine
Back to the goal of the OP.
Governor Sarah Palin understands and voices and lives in the spirit of the season. Her thoughts and faith in God survive the nuances of plurals in the Aramaic, Hebrew, and Greek of 2000 odd years ago. She gives real hope and leadership to a
challenged conservative nation
SS
15 posted on 12/22/2011 3:12:21 PM PST by TWhiteBear (Jobs, Peace, Food, Security .... Down with Obama(Peacefully))
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To: MestaMachine
"I take joy in the joy of others freely expressing their love and faith as I m free to express mine. It’s a beautiful thing"

And that is why You and Sarah are both Very Beautiful People, both inside and out.

Yes, it is important to remember that G-D does rule all and if we let ourselves be overcome by the bad (the treasonous Fast & Furious, all the horrible things that go in China, Iran, & North Korea) than we become empty.

It is important to remember our blessings this time of year, and to look forward to better days before us.

May you have a wonderful Festival and I pray Love fills your life from your loved ones Mesta, you sure have earned it.

G-D bless

Tom

16 posted on 12/22/2011 3:22:52 PM PST by KC_Lion (I won't vote for a Pseudo Democrat Like I did in '08, I will write in Sarah's name if I have too!)
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To: TWhiteBear

Agreed.


17 posted on 12/22/2011 3:27:33 PM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Recovering_Democrat; All

Merry Christmas!

18 posted on 12/22/2011 3:32:00 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: RepRivFarm

I’m gonna stay home this year and not vote. To those who say to that “then Obama will win”......yes, I know. Please don’t gleefully rub it in.

Psalm 146:3: “Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.”

Turns out the verse works for princesses, too.


Do not put your trust in princes,
in human beings, who cannot save.


19 posted on 12/22/2011 5:42:09 PM PST by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: RepRivFarm

Obama is yesterday’s leftover ground meat.


20 posted on 12/22/2011 5:42:42 PM PST by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: RepRivFarm

I’m not a Christian, but I have found the capacity to forgive Sarah for dashing my hopes. I would think that someone who quotes Scripture could do the same at this time of year.

Please open your heart. Sarah is still one of the best friends our country has.


21 posted on 12/22/2011 9:56:15 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: MestaMachine
So to all, a Very Blessed Christmas and a Happy Chanukah. Shine the Light upon a dark and dreary world.

Same to you, Mesta. You're a freeping treasure to this community, and I mean that.

22 posted on 12/22/2011 9:59:07 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Palladin

Merry Christmas Palladin...trusting all In Pa. know the Joy of the Season with their loved ones. .....God Bless.

CW


23 posted on 12/22/2011 10:02:31 PM PST by caww
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To: RepRivFarm

Talk about an idiot raining on Christmas....fool! Go cry in someone’s milk....you gotta need man.. that even Sarah Palin can’t fill if she had of run.


24 posted on 12/22/2011 10:05:05 PM PST by caww
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To: TWhiteBear
Governor Sarah Palin understands and voices and lives in the spirit of the season. Her thoughts and faith in God survive the nuances of plurals in the Aramaic, Hebrew, and Greek of 2000 odd years ago. She gives real hope and leadership to a challenged conservative nation.

Beautifully said, Bear.

Merry Christmas, and may Sarah somehow find it within her to walk the path she was clearly chosen for.



25 posted on 12/22/2011 10:06:03 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: MestaMachine

Merry Christmas Mesta...it has been my pleasure knowing you...you bring so much to us all here on FR. May Jesus truly touch your heart this Christmas Season..in a very special way.

Merry Christmas Mesta!


26 posted on 12/22/2011 10:08:35 PM PST by caww
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To: RedMDer

Merry Christmas Red....beautiful Christmas bulb you have there!


27 posted on 12/22/2011 10:10:36 PM PST by caww
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To: Windflier

Merry Christmas to you Windflier....may God reveal Himself to you this season in a way never before...Enjoy your loved ones around the table and let the political conversation roll! :)


28 posted on 12/22/2011 10:15:58 PM PST by caww
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To: caww
Enjoy your loved ones around the table and let the political conversation roll! :)

Thankfully, the only loved ones who will be around my table this Christmas, are my wife and kids (who are all worthy patriots!)

I left my extended moonbat family back in California when we moved to Texas years ago ;-)

Thank you so much for the Christmas well wishes. Same to you and yours!



29 posted on 12/22/2011 10:25:00 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

Hahahaaha...then you REALLY will have a Peaceful Christmas! LoL...Is it your first Christmas in Texas? BTW What’t the weather there for Holiday. Some are saying chance for snow here in PA. Does it snow in your parts?


30 posted on 12/22/2011 11:02:51 PM PST by caww
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To: caww

Thanks!
Merry Christmas!


31 posted on 12/23/2011 5:07:33 AM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: caww
Is it your first Christmas in Texas?

No, this will be our seventh Christmas in Texas.

As for the weather, we're in North Texas, so it's usually pretty cold on Christmas day. Sometimes we even get a white Christmas, but yeah, it snows in these parts every year.

32 posted on 12/23/2011 8:54:44 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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For the record, I did not enter this thread and express my thoughts on this topic.
twenty-three served since twelve sixteen eleven

33 posted on 12/23/2011 10:58:19 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Santorum..., are you giving it some thought? I knew you would.)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
Message for Sarah or anyone who can contact Sarah directly: Please Freepmail me.

Freepmail

34 posted on 12/28/2011 11:35:50 AM PST by Vintage Freeper
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