Each Christmas I tell myself to not get caught up in the hurry and rush of the season. To keep perspective, to slow down, to enjoy the season. Listen to the music, celebrate Jesus, rejoice with others and really experience the joy of our Saviors birth. I don’t want to get so busy doing that I forget being. I want to be fully present this Christmas season without coming unwrapped.
However, at the "present moment," I am writing this post in the parking lot of a gas station while sitting on the curb waiting for someone to come pick me up. To be perfectly honest, I am coming unwrapped. How do we stay present in the midst of interuptions and difficult circumstances during this season? Here are three reminders.
1. Give Thanks
Why am I sitting on the curb? Thanks for asking. While driving along the freeway this morning my car just shuts off, quits, dies! I coast to a stop just beyond