- Miracles, especially at Christmas time: a wondrous star that appeared just in time for the wisemen to see; our own personal Christmas miracles that sometimes appear from no where.
- The wonder of Christmas: children's lighted faces. The glow of Christmas lights. The packages wrapped--elaborately or simply in brown paper. The decorated homes.
- Christmas plays. The fumbles and mistakes, the laughter and fun, tension and stress--all for? One night of happy recipients who brag on their children's efforts and the poor, worn-out director who's happy with the results but, oh so glad it's over.
Monday, December 16, 2013
Monday Morning Gratitudes
Just as the Wisemen brought three gifts to celebrate the wonder of Jesus' birth, so should we do likewise. Throughout the month of December, I will celebrate Jesus' birth in a simple way by focusing on things that really matter:
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