It’s Christmastime!! By far my favorite time of the year. I love it all – the lights, the smells, the presents, the shopping, the cooking, the eating, the laughing and the celebration of God’s great love for us.
I credit my parents with my love for Christmas. Whether intentionally or not, they made Christmas a magical time for us every year.
I remember Dad putting together the Christmas Village on the window seat in our home, complete with streets made of tape and fake snow in the window.
I remember opening the pictures on the advent calendar and reading the verses that led us up to Christmas day.
I remember big, fat colored Christmas lights, hunting for Christmas trees with my family, drinking mom’s real eggnog, and sitting under the lit-up tree while Dad told us the gospel story using the tree as his text.
As I’ve grown older, I…
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