Are you feeling it yet? The Christmas rush? In just a few short weeks, we'll fill our days with more activity and events than we do the rest of the year. Attending office parties, shopping for presents, decorating the house, baking cookies, attending plays and concerts—I'm worn out just from thinking about it!
Not only are our calendars full but our expectations for the season are high. We have to find the perfect gift for everyone on our list. We can't forget a single tradition and what's more, we have to make this year's celebration better than the last. We want our kids to remember every moment, smile for every picture, and love every gift.
In all the rushing to create the perfect Christmas for our family, we often forget the reason for the season. Rather than feeling merry, we are stressed, exhausted, and frustrated. Rather than a silent night, tensions are high and the arguments are many. Instead of peace on earth, there's anxiety and turmoil in our heart...to read the rest of this post, visit For the Family, my writing home for today.