Saturday, December 24, 2011

My Christmas Wish for You!

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To all my readers, those who celebrate Christmas and those who may not, I want to share with you my personal Christmas wish for all of us. A wish for peace and peacefulness.


Every few weeks I receive a very uplifting story from my friends, Joan, Katie and Meb of The Miracle Chase. I was so inspired reading their story of Rose Mapendo, recipient of the UN Humanitarian of Year Award, that I had to share it with you. Rose’s story brought tears to my eyes and her personal journey for peace filled my heart. Please take a moment and read Rose’s story HERE.

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Over the next year my Christmas wish is that we all get better at achieving an inner peace so that we can all become more open, loving and accepting of others. Finding time to enjoy the simple pleasures of life and slowing down to appreciate both beauty we bring to others and the beauty they bring to us.


In this humble quest for personal peace may our actions resonate outward – small and slow but begin to radiate and glow stronger throughout the year.

Thank you for continuing to let me into your homes and your lives through Willow Décor. I feel very blessed that we are sharing this journey together.

Much love to you and your families,

xox Gina


  1. Merry, Merry Christmas to you, dear Gina. I hope you and your family are showered with Christmas blessings. xo Diana

  2. Merry Christmas, Gina...and thank you for sharing Rose's story with me....UNBELIEVABLE COURAGE!!!

  3. Merry Christmas Dear Gina.

    You attract goodness. Thank you for sharing Rosie's story.

    I adore you like a sis and I am so hoping that 2012 will be the year when we actually meet in person!

    Love to you and yours,


  4. Merry Christmas Gina, hope you have a truly joyous and healthy holiday!

  5. Gina,thank you for your encouragement and support!

    Wishing you and yours all the best in 2012!


    Art by Karena

  6. What a lovely post!
    Merry Christmas Gina.
    Thank you for another inspiring year.
    Wishing you a Wonderful New Year!


  7. Merry Christmas to you and yours, Gina!!

    Color Outside the Lines

  8. Wishing you all the peace and love you have wished to us, Gina.
    All the best...Victoria

  9. Gina, I had to comment one more time after reading Rose's story. What a brave, inspiring, forgiving woman she is. Thank you for recommending her story.
    All the best...Victoria

  10. I am back again... (:

    Happy New Year, Ms. Gina!

    I hope 2012 will be the year when we actually meet in person!

    Love to you and your family,


  11. Wishing you peace and good health for this year and always. Happy New Year! Happy 2012!

  12. Passei pra fazer uma visita, e conhecer seu blog. Gostei demais das Fotografia, uma arte seu blog. Estarei seguindo seu blog pra voltar novamente. Convido a conhecer meu blog e seguir-me se gostares. Uma ótima semana pra você. Um abraço do Brasil!

  13. Thanks for spend time teaching us about decoration.
    I love your writing


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