Well, it is almost here! The big day! Jesus’ Day! For you purists, yes, we know that Jesus was not born on Dec. 25th but we can still celebrate the gift of Christ’s birth. It’s ok that we allow our kids to believe in Santa if we choose, or enjoy elf fun, decorate our homes,Continue reading “2 More Days”
This year what if instead of writing letters to Santa, we wrote prayers to Jesus. Maybe let’s try writing a Christmas prayer to Jesus. Let’s pour our heart and our belief into it. Let’s have the expectation that His desire is to grant us the petitions of our heart. We could even ask our families to join us. Let’s start a new tradition.
While we are for the fan fare of Santa, the elf scenes and shenanigans, Hallmark Christmas movies, Olaf Paint n Sips with the kids, building gingerbread houses and decorating gingerbread people, we have to remember that this thing is all about Jesus. These things are all just mini celebrations leading up to the biggest birthday party of the year. Celebrate Jesus all month.
Within the next 24 hours people all over the world will begin celebrating the culminating event of the advent season — Christmas Day. Most of us will be giving gifts, receiving gifts, singing, feasting with family, and spreading joy and happiness throughout the day. Since before the Thanksgiving holiday many of us have been lookingContinue reading “The Big Event”
During the Christmas season, you often hear people complaining about its paganism and its lack of Christ; yet Christ is all throughout Christmas. Christmas is the season to give, to praise, and to let your light shine. It is the season to uplift someone else, the make their days merry and bright. Santa Clause, Decorations,Continue reading “Keep Christ in Christmas—He Couldn’t Be Taken Out if We Tried”
For the past week, I have been praying for a few people. I have prayed for people I know personally and some I have never met. Some prayers can only be answered by God; yet some can be answered by God’s angels here on earth. Angels do not have to be heavenly beings but theyContinue reading “Become the Blessing”
When I think about Christmas, I think about the greatest gift we could have even been given – the gift of Christ. Every year my mom (still at this age) asks me what I want for Christmas – my siblings ask me too. At a point in life where my greatest wants and needs cannotContinue reading “One Gift You Should Get Everyone on Your List”