King Charles recalls his late mother, the Queen, in his first Christmas speech by saying, "We feel her absence."
King Charles honored his mother, Her Majesty The Queen, in a touching Christmas speech.
The British monarch has a tradition of making a holiday broadcast, and the nation watched as King Charles III gave his first Christmas speech as king.
He was quick to point out that this was the first holiday season since his mother, the Queen, who was 96 at the time, passed away in September.
I cannot express enough gratitude for the love and support you have shown our entire family and am reminded of the incredibly moving letters, cards, and messages that so many of you have sent to my wife and I.
The speaker continued, "Christmas is a particularly difficult time for all of us who have lost loved ones. We feel their absence at every familiar turn of the season and remember them in every beloved tradition.
In the well-known carol "O Little Town of Bethlehem," we sing about how "in thy dark streets shineth the everlasting light." My mother's faith in the strength of that light was a crucial component of her faith in God as well as her ...
...faith in people, and it is one that I share wholeheartedly. It is a belief in the extraordinary ability of each person to touch, with goodness and compassion, the lives of others, and to shine a light in the world around them.
He said he wanted to give special thanks to all the wonderful kind people who give so freely of their time, money, or even food to help those ...
...in need around them, as well as the numerous charitable organizations that carry out such amazing work under the most trying conditions.
The Prince and Princess of Wales recently visited Wales, shedding light on real-world instances of this sense of community. Our churches, synagogues, ...
...mosques, temples, and gurdwaras once again came together to feed the hungry while also offering love and support throughout the year.
According to People, King Charles was under pressure this year to get it right. This will be his first year in office, and every little detail will be scrutinized, a former palace employee told the publication.
The Queen was extraordinary, they continued, and she was a one-take wonder.