It’s always the same: a morning arrives in November, and my friend, as though officially inaugurating the Christmas time of year that exhilarates her imagination and fuels the blaze of her heart, announces: “It’s fruitcake weather! Fetch our buggy. Help me find my hat.” “A Christmas Memory,” Truman Capote ’Tis the season! A time for awkwardly posed […]
I swear up and down I don’t own this. I am only a disclaimer. This post really caught my attention, and I obviously liked it on the Longreads blog. Anyway, just four more days until Christmas. I am pretty sure everybody is excited for the blessed celebration of Jesus Christ. My sisters and I most certainly are. People are also finishing up the last of their Christmas shopping, the last of their holiday baking, and preparing for more holiday parties to come. Well, this is the season to be jolly. It looks like my mother has finally finished her Christmas shopping for the family, and is about to wrap up her holiday baking. I am in town with my family, and yes my five sisters and I are all together to celebrate Christmas together. Take a look at the Christmas book list, you may find a book that actually turns out to be a merry read. Quite frankly, I find every Christmas book I read to be very merry reads. Trust me, reading Christmas books is an excellent way to get into the Holiday Spirit. The most important Christmas story to read is the birth of Jesus Christ. That is a story of hope, redemption, and renewal. Where would Christmas be without Jesus? Better yet, where would this sinful world be without Him? Thank you, Jesus for bringing the true Christmas spirit into the world!