Back Home For Christmas Quote By Marjorie Holmes

Last Updated November 25th 2017

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“At Christmas, all roads lead home.” – Marjorie Holmes

(At Christmas The Heart Goes Home: A Holiday Treasury By Marjorie Holmes, Doubleday, 1991; p.159)

at Christmas all roads lead home quoteThe above quote, “At Christmas, all roads lead home” is taken from the late Marjorie Holmes’ book “At Christmas The Heart Goes Home: A Holiday Treasury”.

This 235-page book is filled with inspiring selection of heart-warming stories, prayers, and beautiful poems, that evoke the warm magic of the holidays.

Marjorie Holmes was an American columnist and she wrote 134 books.

Even though her work was panned by critics, but they were popular her readers, who made many of her 32 books bestsellers.

Iowa-born Holmes is best known for her biblical trilogy which began with the novel titled: “Two From Galilee: The Story of Mary and Joseph“.

This bestselling classic is about the story of Mary and Joseph.

It is a favorite for those who find this Christmas tale a source of timeless beauty and wonder, a compassionate, emotional novel of divine love.

It was one of three top 10 best-selling novels of 1972.

In fact, “Two From Galilee: The Story of Mary and Joseph” was made into a musical created and written by Robert Sterling and Karla Worley.

Holmes aka “the patron saint of housewives”, wrote a twice-weekly syndicated column, “Love and Laughter,” for the now-defunct Washington, D.C., Star from 1959 to 1973 and a monthly column, “A Woman’s Conversations With God,” for the same paper from 1970 to 1975.

91 year old Marjorie Holmes died on March 13, 2002 at a nursing home in Manassas, Virginia after suffering a series of stroke.