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Christmas greetings

December 25th, 2003 · No Comments

It’s Christmas morning already. I’ve still got a few presents yet to wrap, and then I’m planning to take a day or two off from blogging. Through the past few weeks I’ve been writing about Christmas, and I placed the pieces into a category – see on the sidebar or here at christmas. Please take a look if you’re in a mood to read more about Christmas or just curious to peek. Enjoy! Greetings and blessings to you as you read, and for today and always….

Tonight we had our Christmas Eve with my family. And I’m realizing more and more how much Christmas is for children. What fun to watch them tear through the wrapping paper…and how much they enjoy the simple pleasures of playing with a ribbon, box or bow! The other day, when Elisabeth pulled away some tissue paper to discover a toy bear, I think I enjoyed it as much as she did! How easy it is for children to accept from others and how much they love to give to us too. Ted and I treasure all the kisses, hugs and kind words we are given by our children. Both Abigail and Michaela this year made paper presents, wanting to share. Abigail’s secret creations are all in a construction paper envelope waiting for later today….

Christmas is for children and about children. Christmas is about a baby born in Bethlehem. It’s about becoming a child. Becoming like a child. And it’s about being a child forever.

“Merry Christmas to the whole wide world!”

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