Rest, Relax and Enjoy

I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.

Monday 19th December 2016

Only a few sleeps left before the big day. Cannot wait, can you? 


Another selection from Sandra, and a great choice it is. I have posted two very different approaches but both are very powerful in their own right. Hope you enjoy both I certainly did.

Gerry A/C 2016




December 19, 2016 - Posted by | Artistic., Christmas, Feelings an Attitudes, Ghostly, Humourous, Interest, Love, Music, New Forest, News, Personal, Poetry, Space, Uncategorized


  1. I certainly enjoyed them as well, Gerry. The poem itself is one of my favorites. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote it in 1863. We were in the midst of the Civil War, and he was watching the nation that his own grandfather’s generation had brought to birth struggling to barely survive. He had recently lost his beloved wife in a fire that destroyed their home. When he wrote that last two stanzas, he was writing words that he could write only by faith. What he saw and heard around him gave no evidence of the fact that God was alive or that right would prevail. But by faith he knew that both things were true, and he wrote the words that have encouraged generations of other men and women to keep believing when there was no evidence except God’s Word. To me it is the one Christmas song that is most relevant to today’s generation. Thanks for sharing it.

    Comment by Sandra Conner | December 19, 2016 | Reply

    • Thank you for this detailed information, making this song even more worthwhile and enjoyable. A Christmas song with reason and meaning, brill’… thank you Sandra…

      Comment by cobbies69 | December 20, 2016 | Reply

  2. Good tunes. A revelation to me. Thank you for sharing, Gerry. 🙂

    Comment by Let's CUT the Crap! | December 19, 2016 | Reply

    • So pleased you enjoyed them… loving this series because so.. welcome Tess

      Comment by cobbies69 | December 20, 2016 | Reply

  3. I loved the signing, Gerry. It felt so joyful. 🙂
    Christmas blessings!

    Comment by restlessjo | December 19, 2016 | Reply

    • And wishing the very same to you… I am happy that you are enjoying these songs welcome…

      Comment by cobbies69 | December 20, 2016 | Reply

  4. Wow. Your Christmas music makes Christmas better, Gerry. Thanks to you and to Sandra for this song.

    Comment by Wish | December 19, 2016 | Reply

    • Thank you very much Trish.. and Sandra’s comment makes the song so much more important…. welcome always…

      Comment by cobbies69 | December 20, 2016 | Reply

  5. Thanks to you both once again!

    Comment by Lucid Gypsy | December 19, 2016 | Reply

    • Always aiming to please.. So pleased you enjoyed this. Gilly welcome always.

      Comment by cobbies69 | December 20, 2016 | Reply

  6. I didn’t think it possible for me to enjoy a Christmas tune this late in the season, but I thoroughly enjoyed this video! Thanks Gerry and have a wonderful holiday! ❤

    Comment by Lorna's Voice | December 21, 2016 | Reply

    • Thank you Lorna, and hope your is full of joy and love and is all that you wish it to be. Welcome always..

      Comment by cobbies69 | December 22, 2016 | Reply

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