Merry Christmas! ——. May the melody and spirit of the holidays fill your home with love and peace. I wish you all the best and happy New Year too! ——.
President Donald Trump says he was "proud to have led the charge against the assault" on the phrase "merry Christmas," but the 45th president was actually using his hated phrase—"happy holidays"—before he turned into America's self-proclaimed defender in the "war on Christmas."
Back in December 2010, when President Barack Obama was in office, the former reality-TV star spread some Yuletide cheer with his Twitter followers and failed to use the very phrase he recently alleged was under attack.
"Wishing everyone a very Happy Holiday season!" Trump wrote at the time.
Trump has often accused Obama of not saying "merry Christmas" during the holiday season. But, as he did every year of his presidency, Obama wished all of his followers a "merry Christmas" on Twitter on Monday.
"On behalf of the Obama family, Merry Christmas. We wish you joy and peace this holiday season," he wrote.
In addition to his presidential social media accounts, Obama wished Americans "merry Christmas" in his yearly holiday video while in office. He was also caught on film using the phrase while addressing citizens and giving speeches during his tenure.
The controversy surrounding the holiday phrases was launched by religious conservatives who maintained that saying "happy holidays" instead of "merry Christmas" was an attempt to rid the season of its Christian significance.
Trump apparently agrees and has expressed his disdain for retailers, instructing employees to say "happy holidays" instead of "merry Christmas" during the holidays. While on the campaign trail in 2015, he even vowed to "make Christmas great again" by requiring people to greet others with "merry Christmas," not "happy holidays."
"If I become president, we're going to be saying 'merry Christmas' at every store," he said during one rally.
They say the best of all gifts around any Christmas tree is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. Wishing you a very.
Inspirational Christmas Greetings Messages for your loved ones – whether you’re sending a small gift to grandma or need something special to write for your mum, you will find plenty of inspiration here!
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Last Updated: Oct 30, 2018
Christmas is a special time of year where family and friends reconnect over shared wishes and Christmas messages. Many families look forward to receiving their Christmas greetings and family photos and display or hang them for the holiday season. For that reason it’s important to take the time to craft your message carefully for your loved ones. If you’re looking for Christmas writing inspiration, we’ve collected a list of perfect Christmas card messages and wishes for your own holiday greetings.
Christmas cards are primarily made up of the following sections: the greeting, a personal message, a chosen holiday quote or message, your signed name, and family photos. All of these pieces should be carefully chosen and heartfelt. If you’re struggling to find the right message or sentiment, we’ve found some great Christmas wishes for any occasion or relationship. Browse our choices below:
Christmas is a time of tradition, so classic christmas card messages are perfect for any season’s greetings. For specific inspiration, look to our favorite classics below.
Sometimes a simple “Merry Christmas” is the most elegant message we can offer to our loved ones. For messages that follow this kind and simply crafted sentiment, look to the following examples:
For those who prefer general Holiday messages and wishes, here are a few classic greetings you can use:
Or, for more examples, check out our resource on holiday cards messages and wishes.
Find the right Christian Christmas card messages for friends and family with the list of greetings below:
Your friends are a true Christmas gift, so let them know how special they are in your Christmas letter. You can find some of our favorite examples below:
Christmas if the best time of year for spending time with your loved ones, so make sure your Christmas card reflects that sentiment. Check out our examples for Christmas messages for family below:
Teachers have given much of their time this year to your children, and Christmas is a great time to let them know how much you appreciate them. For message inspiration, look to our examples below:
For professional settings, you should use more reserved, but still heartfelt, greetings. We’ve collected a list perfect for any office, whether it’s for a coworker, employee, or manager.
Sometimes a quote conveys your holiday sentiment best. In that case, we’ve found a few favorites for the holiday season that you might love for your own Christmas cards.
Christmas cards should be signed by hand in either blue or black ink. Even if the rest of your card is printed, you should personally sign the card. If you’re looking for ideas on closing remarks, find examples here:
Do your best to choose a sign off that is appropriate for the recipient. For example, if it’s for a professional relationship, “Take care” or “Happy Holidays” will do. For friends and family, “Much Love” and “Yours Truly” are fine.
If you’re looking for additional Christmas card resources you can read our piece on What to Write in a Christmas Card. Or you can browse our Christmas card collection to find the right card and stationary for you and your family.
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year. Amidst the Wishing your family all the jingly, jolly joys of Christmas. May this.
The magical season is here once more, and you are out of ideas on what to say to your loved ones. There is no need to hurry. We have got you covered. Below are 25 best Merry Christmas wishes that would cheer your friends and family.
1 May the sparkle and joy of Christmas fill your heart. I wish you a season filled with happiness and merry making.
2 Christmas is a season of enjoying the simple things that make life beautiful. May you have great memories that will permanently touch your heart. I wish you so much joy during this season and all through to the New Year.
3 This is a season filled with warmth from friendships and comfort from loved ones. Having you as my friend fills me with so much joy and the thought of you makes my heart bright. Have a merry Christmas.
4 There is no better time for friends and family to come together such as Christmas. May the true meaning of this season fill our hearts, and that is, to appreciate the love given to us by not taking it for granted.
5 Christmas is here again. May your home be filled with laughter, contentment, harmony, peace, and abundance of mercy.
11 Dear, may your Christmas be as warm and as sweet as a steaming cup of coffee.
12 Amidst the soulful Christmas carols, may this season grant you many uncountable wishes and may your heart be full of contentment.
13 Receive my heartfelt greetings with Christmas season gift wrapped in a unique feeling of joy
14 It is yet another time to give and receive but blessed is he who gives then he who receives. Spread the warmth and love brought about by Christmas. Let it be savored by friends, family and the neighborhood.
15 Christmas is a glorious season. It is a magical season filled with joy. May you make memorable moments, unbreakable bonds and hoe for a better future.
21 Christmas comes with heavenly gifts and magic. May these gifts gladden your heart as you experience the wonder of love. Laugh wholeheartedly and keep cheer alive in you.
22 Sending thoughtful wishes your way; of joy and unending testimonies. I wish you light to dispel any darkness. May you see Christmas through the eyes of a child and you will discover so much magic within.
23 It is a time for family and friends to gather in merry and cheer. It is Christmas. I am sending you good wishes and love.
24 I wish you a merry Christmas and bright days for all the year through. You are warmly thought of and deeply cherished.
25 To someone special, love makes all things possible. May your days be filled with love as you celebrate Christmas. Have an incredible Christmas.
31 The ultimate goal for Christmas is to do something extra for someone. I am going to do just that, by wishing you Merry Christmas and surprise you with a special gift.
32 The basic ingredients for Merry and Happy Christmas are gifts of time and love. I am giving you all my love so that you have the best holiday ever.
33 I hope you have great time during Christmas and receive many big and fantastic gifts that will fill your heart with joy.
34 Let’s celebrate this blissful New Year by wishing Merry Christmas. May the holiday fill every desire of yours.
35 Merry Christmas to the sweetest person in the world. You shine brighter than the stars during the entire year, and here is hoping you receive the love back during the Holiday.
41 What can you wish for Christmas than many blessings, happiness, and even more love than the previous year? I am grateful for your presence in my life. Sending you just a bit of your thoughtfulness.
42 May your home be filled with all the joy during the festive season. May the holiday make every wish and dream come true, and you enjoy a truly Merry Christmas.
43 December is the month of cakes and candles, snow and songs, laughter and love, and the month of the special festival. Wishing you a blessed and Merry Christmas.
44 There is no gift out there that can truly show you how much I care. You are my best friend, my all, and my everything in this world. I carry you in my heart everywhere I go. Merry Christmas.
45 Faith makes everything possible. Hope makes things work, and love makes things beautiful. I hope you have all the three for the festive season. Merry Christmas.
The common courtesy is to wish each other Merry Christmas. I wish you so much joy during this season and all through to the New Year.