Bringing the Joy Back to Christmas: Twelve Days of Thankfulness

Day 12 It’s Christmas Eve, by the time you read this it will be Christmas. Merry Christmas!! These twelve days have been so meaningful to me. I have had good and bad days, but through this process I have been forced to stop and really think about what, and in some cases who, I am … Continue reading Bringing the Joy Back to Christmas: Twelve Days of Thankfulness

Bringing the Joy Back to Christmas: Twelve Days of Thankfulness

  Day 11 We got to see someone really special to us today. Someone we haven’t seen in over a year. My nephew. He has been in California and on deployment. He is a Marine and we couldn’t be more proud. My daddy was especially emotional when he saw him, tears of joy and sorrow. … Continue reading Bringing the Joy Back to Christmas: Twelve Days of Thankfulness

Bringing the Joy Back to Christmas: Twelve Days of Thankfulness

  Day 10 Today was beautiful.  I really can’t think of a better word to describe it.  It was filled with work, laughter, family, friends, gifts and homemade goodies.  And a few tears.  I heard a quote that I love.  I believe it perfectly summarizes how I want to live out the rest of my … Continue reading Bringing the Joy Back to Christmas: Twelve Days of Thankfulness

Bringing the Joy Back to Christmas: Twelve Days of Thankfulness

  Day 9 It is late.  It is raining pretty hard and I can hear the drops pelt our metal roof.   Sitting here on my bed inside my dry house, I feel comfortable and reflective.  I try to write these blog posts at the end of each day.  It gives me a chance to sit … Continue reading Bringing the Joy Back to Christmas: Twelve Days of Thankfulness

Bringing the Joy Back to Christmas: Twelve Days of Thankfulness

Day 8 Christmas Sunday.  One of my very favorite days of the year.  I love singing the Christmas carols, hearing the Christmas story and feeling the excitement of what’s ahead.  And I love sharing it with my family.  The ones related to me and my church family. “For to us a child is born, to … Continue reading Bringing the Joy Back to Christmas: Twelve Days of Thankfulness