Wednesday, December 14, 2011


I love this picture! Because it's funny, but it also says to me that I don't have to compete with the Jones. We have simple candle lights in the windows at our house, but I greatly enjoy the elaborate display across the street from us. I struggle each year at this holiday time to keep it simple. I want to ponder on the wonder of the glorious gift God sent in Jesus Christ and out of that focus, give to others. To find the perfect gift to impress is not worth feeling frazzled after the hectic trek to the overcrowded mall; a trip squeezed in between baking ahead for visiting relatives and decorating the house. So I pray daily for guidance to keep in step with my Guide and to make wise decisions with my time and to stay in His Peace as days fill with plans and pressure tries to mount. The only overwhelming I want to experience is my cup overflowing with Joy that comes from the quietness of His presence and being free to enjoy the beauty of the season. May you also be quieted in Him today.

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