It’s the day before Christmas Eve and all through the house, not a gift was wrapped and all was not well. The house was a mess and the dishes were unwashed. My hair is frazzled and I’m still IRS testing, so here we are…
Anyone else seem a little more off this Christmas season then in the past years? But my writing is going better than before, I just don’t have much time to sit down and get in my word count. My four day weekend starts this afternoon and I’m looking forward to some down time. I plan to undecorate, get my house in order, then write until my fingers can’t go anymore.
Let’s focus on the Reason for the Season and leave all the bustle behind. Sending all of you well wishes and A Merry Christmas Eve Eve….
As always, good writing and May God Bless You…
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This post is about something near and dear to my heart. Children. Our Church adopts a needy family every year for Christmas. We all donate gifts and money to make sure the family has a nice Christmas. Even food is donated for their Christmas meal.
Well, I called yesterday to the local Family and Children service and spoke with the wonderful lady that helps us make this possible every year. She informed me that this year the biggest need was for foster children. She said a record number of children have gone into foster care this year. My heart heaved a sigh and tears pricked at my eyes.
She went on to ask how many we could help. I was sorry to say only three since we are a small Church. We always try to do our best to do more, but we have our limits. She was more that excited that we were taking three small children. She sent me their ages, first names and wish lists. As I read the wish lists I started to cry. They were so simple and sweet. It broke my heart to know these precious children would be without family for Christmas.
So my wish is to help these three have a wonderful Christmas so they won’t lose the spirit of Christmas. Christmas is so special in the eyes of children. I remember the feeling of going to bed on Christmas Eve and knowing when I woke presents would cover the floor. I was lucky. It breaks my heart to know so many children around the world will go to sleep on Christmas Eve hoping they at least have something to wake up to. Presents are not what Christmas is all about, but to a child it is.
So if you get a chance, please help someone in need for Christmas.