The Gift of Christmas

"It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags.
And he puzzled and puzzled 'till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before.
'What if Christmas,' he thought, 'doesn't come from a store?
What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more?'"

Dr. Seuss said it well: Christmas is more than what we buy at a store. At this site, we celebrate that "more" by sharing the story of the first Christmas, along with some other holiday goodies:

Additional Christmas items and articles can be found at our companion blog, RainShine.

Feedback about the site is much appreciated, as are submissions of your Christmas traditions, poems, etc. that I can post here.

Thank you for visiting: enjoy The Gift of Christmas!


The Gift of Christmas website is a rusted-crush production, with grateful acknowledgment to the sources that have influenced, inspired, or provided some part of this website.