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Remembering Who Christmas is Really About

Well another Christmas Holiday is here.  We have spent a lot of time shopping for the perfect gifts for our loved ones.  Hoping that, with each gift,  they will know how much we love them and care about them. By now we have probably purchased all of the necessary ingredients for our Christmas dinner or in my case, made a list of all of the relatives/friends whose dinners I plan to crash. Christmas is indeed one of my favorite times of the year.

This year we are able to enjoy Christmas with both sides of the family and it truly has been a blessing. Watching the boys excitement about Christmas grow each day has brought a lot of joy to my face. No gift we give each other can compare to the memories that we are making at this moment.

But let's ask ourselves "What, or rather, Who is really important?" In all of our yuletide festivities, let's not forget that Jesus is the reason for Christmas. That it is his birth that we celebrate. We celebrate the One who would one day give his life to deliver us from our sins. Whether you believe his birthday is actually December 25th or some other day, it does not change the significance of his birth.  I am so grateful for Christ, the greatest gift to this world.

As you celebrate this season with your loved ones, enjoy your time together, love each other, and make memories.  But don't forget to acknowledge the guest of honor, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

From my family to yours…HAVE A MERRY MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Our first gingerbread house was a complete disaster.

Got to spend time with my beautiful niece.


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