The countdown to Christmas is on. And with the holidays on the brain, it seems people can't help but add #ChristmasMiracle to their posts on Twitter.
What does #ChristmasMiracle mean to you? Here's what it means to people from Massachusetts and beyond across Twitter this week.
It means having a baby.
Getting induced Christmas night! 😍😘🌲❤️💚❄️ #christmasmiracle 🙏— Jasmine (@jasminenicolee) December 11, 2013
To one Boston commuter, it means speed.
How the hell did I get from the Symphony to Lechmere in 14 mins? #CHRISTMASMIRACLE— bababaMISTLETOE (@BaBaBaBattey) December 11, 2013
To one dad, it means getting ALL three kids to pose with the big guy.
To many students, it means good grades.
Got a B on my anatomy test... 😁😁😁 #christmasmiracle?????— Ari (@arizzzle) December 11, 2013
Or ... exams getting canceled.
Literally just said a prayer for my Marketing exam to be canceled tomorrow & a minute later I got an email saying it was! #Christmasmiracle— Ashley Cates (@ashleyjcates) December 11, 2013
It means clothes that fit for this Massachusetts guy.
And siblings actually getting along, for this mom.
My kids have been playing outside for 15 minutes and there's been no hitting or yelling. #ChristmasMiracle— Anathea (@AnatheaT) December 10, 2013
It's getting a celebrity you admire to tweet back at you.
It's a suitcase you don't have to pay extra for.
My suitcase isn't even overweight. #ChristmasMiracle— Danielle Scanlon (@Scanlon_7) December 11, 2013
It's relief from bills.
It's always nice to find that you have a credit on your gas bill & don't owe anything. Especially this time of year. #ChristmasMiracle— danielle stapleton (@stapledee) December 10, 2013
It's a wet cellphone that beats the odds.
Dropped my phone in the toilet AND IT STILL WORKS its a #christmasmiracle— EBizzle (@EmmyBeever) December 11, 2013
It's a prayer to recover something you've lost.
Dear Santa, This Christmas, all I want is the data back from my laptop. #christmasmiracle?— Brian Cimons (@BridayNiteLites) December 11, 2013
It's strange happenings.
And a survival story.
Been an overwhelming amount of darkness in the news lately-Finally some light! The family in Nevada found safe and alive! #ChristmasMiracle— Nicole McDoom (@NicoleMcDoom) December 11, 2013
Actually slept 8 hours whaaaaat? #christmasmiracle— Montana Hall (@moogfoxyeah) December 11, 2013
It's an elf that's actually ON a shelf.
Kegel the Elf is literally on the shelf in my class at the moment. #ChristmasMiracle— Ryan McAlister (@Big_Mac1388) December 11, 2013
It's self restraint.
Just managed to go shopping and not buy anything for myself :O #christmasmiracle— Jaime Davies (@JaimeDavies22) December 11, 2013
And wearing pants.
Just to let everyone know, Darla is wearing pants!!! #ChristmasMiracle— Karrah May❤ (@karebear9800) December 11, 2013
It's completed Christmas cards.
All my christmas cards written and posted on time! #christmasmiracle— Sarah Kim Bonner (@SarahKimBonner) December 11, 2013
It's your sports team pulling through.
Well done Oilers #christmasmiracle— bean (@BEANMACDONALD) December 11, 2013
It's simply a fantastic day.
Fantastic day this :) couldn't be more grateful #christmasmiracle— Lew Gardener (@LewGardener11) December 11, 2013
And, finally, it's what happened to the customers on WestJet.
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Kristi Palma, Boston.com Moms producer, is the mom of a first grader and a preschooler. She is a writer who enjoys cooking her grandmother's Italian recipes (when her son isn't launching paper airplanes into them). Follow her on Twitter @kristipalma.