|The front cover of the 1956 Christmas Ideals|
My grandmother always seemed to have copies of Ideals around at the holidays. What a beautiful, inspiring magazine it was, with amazing photos and gorgeous artwork and uplifting prose and verse.
This untitled bit of verse, from the 1956 Christmas Ideals, is by the well-loved author Edgar A. Guest. It reads like something one would put in a Christmas card ... a Christmas blessing. Here it is:
Isn't that beautiful? What a lovely thought and prayer for those on our Christmas list!
|Back cover of the 1956 Christmas Ideals. How those bright shiny covers beckoned to me!|