What should I write in my greeting?
The Christmas card is without a doubt the most sent
greeting of the year. The most common sentence in a
Christmas card is "Wishing you a Merry Christmas
and a Happy New Year" but it is okay to be
a bit more creative when you write you greeting.
collected some of the greetings that American Governors send
out in 2005. Here are some examples:
1. Colorado Governor Bill Owens (R): "May
peace, love, joy and prosperity bless your home and family
this holiday season"
2. Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski (D):
“PEACE - Paz, Paix, Pace, Frieden, Mir, Shalom, Heiwa,
3. South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford (R):
"May we all live honorably, walk humbly, and give abundant
thanks to the Lord for our many blessings this holiday season";
quotes Micah 6:8
You can also be inspired by the statements about Xmas by
1. Oren Arnold: “Christmas gift suggestions:
To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To
a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity.
To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.”
2. Phillips Brooks: “Where charity
stands watching and faith holds wide the door the dark night
wakes - the glory breaks, Christmas comes once more.”
3. Larry Wilde: “Never worry about
the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children,
they are all 30 feet tall”.