Quotes from The Christmas Box

Richard Paul Evans ·  125 pages

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“The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from The Christmas Box


“Denial, perhaps, is a necessary human mechanism to cope with the heartaches of life. ”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from The Christmas Box


“The human life cycle no less than evolves around the box; from the open-topped box called a bassinet, to the pine box we call a coffin, the box is our past and, just as assuredly, our future. It should not surprise us then that the lowly box plays such a significant role in the first Christmas story. For Christmas began in a humble, hay-filled box of splintered wood. The Magi, wise men who had traveled far to see the infant king, laid treasure-filled boxes at the feet of that holy child. And in the end, when He had ransomed our sins with His blood, the Lord of Christmas was laid down in a box of stone. How fitting that each Christmas season brightly wrapped boxes skirt the pine boughs of Christmas trees around the world. ”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from The Christmas Box


“They say that time heals all wounds. But even as wounds heal they leave scars, token reminders of the pain.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from The Christmas Box


“The first gift of Christmas was love. A parent's love. Pure as the first snows of Christmas. For God so loved His children that He sent His son, that someday we might return to Him.”
― Richard Paul Evans, quote from The Christmas Box


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Richard Paul Evans
Born place: in Salt Lake City, Utah, The United States
Born date October 11, 1962
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