Monday, December 24, 2012

Blogspiration (50): Believe

Blogspiration is a weekly meme hosted by GrowingUp YA & Saz101. The meme was created to help spark inspiration among bloggers, readers & writers alike. An inspirational quote/picture/video is posted weekly, on the day of the author's choosing, so that it may inspire creativity, conversation & just a little SOMETHING.

Believe. The Polar Express.

Christmas is practically upon us and I've so many things I could tell you: that I hope you're safe, I hope you're happy, and I hope you find joy in your holidays, in the small things and the large.

But I thought I'd share this: Every Christmas Eve, the very last thing I do before I go to bed is curl up on the couch with my husband and watch The Polar Express and I cry like a baby and whisper that I believe, still.

While wanting to believe in Santa in my twenties may seem a silly wish, it's not truly this I'm affirming my belief in. It's that, Santa or not, I still believe in the magic of Christmas. I believe in love, I believe in friendship, I believe in the true meaning, and true spirit of Christmas. And I think that, really, magic is in all those things. Sometimes it's hard to find, and sometimes it's easy to forget, but, every year, I choose to remind myself that I believe.

And I do.

♥ ♥ ♥

Merry Christmas, guys. Wherever you are, I hope it's a happy one.

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  1. Merry Christmas to you Sarah! :)

  2. OH! That's such a fantastic thing. I believe too. Great post. And merry Christmas!

  3. It's definitely a special time of year. Merry Christmas!

  4. Oh I love the Josh Groban song! I have never seen the movie sadly, but since I have some time off for Christmas, I think I'll try to rent it! :) Merry Christmas!

  5. Lan @The Write ObsessionDecember 24, 2012 at 7:27 AM

    This is such a wonderful message. I haven't seen The Polar Express but there's a little part of me that I think will believe no matter how old I am!

    Merry Christmas Sarah! Have a wonderful holiday.

  6. Oh Sarah! I want to say something intelligent and appropriately beautiful to how much I love this but I can't because all my words are not being obedient.

    "I think that, really, magic is in all those things"

    YES. Yes, there is, there is! You know, I wrote a haiku about this very thing, ages ago. I'd been lamenting about the lack of real magic in the world when it suddenly hit me, suddenly really hit me, that I was looking at it all wrong. That these things - thunderstorms and kisses and - like you said, love and friendship - they ARE magic.

  7. Awwww, you are so sweet. I to believe in the magic of Christmas.

    And just so you know, as I am writing this comment, I am waching Doctor Who and he keeps saying Believe over and over again. Freaky!!!

  8. Beautiful blogspiration as usual, Sarah! Oh my. Believe - definitely! *sigh* That graphic is GORGEOUS, btw. :)

    Merry Christmas, Sarah! Hope you have the best one yet! <3

  9. Awhh, thank you so much. That is very kind of you! I also believe. I think there is magic everywhere. I love the polar express, by the way!

    I hope that you also have a merry, merry Christmas sweet Sarah :)

    My haul - Mel@thedailyprophecy.

  10. What a beautiful post, Sarah! Merry Christmas!

  11. Merry Christmas, Saz! <3333333!!! I believe in the magic of Christmas, too, it's a magical time of year, really! :0

  12. HAPPY HOLIDAYS, S! I <3 you and can you please just make all the graphics for my blog? THANKS.

  13. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, Sarah! Fantastic post as always. :)

    PS - Dr Who on tomorrow! I can't wait. :D

  14. Beautiful! Love the ☆ on the i :)

    Merry Xmas, Saz!

  15. Awww...I can't pass up an opportunity for The Polar Express either. I hope your Christmas was magical. :)

  16. Aw! I have never seen The Polar Express, but I will make an effort to see it now, Sarah!

    I hope you had a wonderful (and magical) Christmas!

  17. LOVE! Hubs and I watched this on Christmas Eve and it was AWESOME. Such a magical movie. :)

    I hope you had a great Christmas!



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