Christmas week is here! Can you believe it? I can clearly remember counting down to Christmas as a child and it seemed to take forever! Time sure has a way of sneaking up on us, am I right?! Sure the stress of the Christmas deadline can tend to take a toll but I am not going to let it steal my joy. As much as I have to get done this week, I am being diligent in setting aside time to truly enjoy the season.. I make a point each morning to have my coffee in front of our Christmas tree to admire its beauty and all our decorations. We’ve taken a longer drive home to ooh and ahhh over all the Christmas lights that brighten the street. We make popcorn and watch Christmas movies as a family. And of course, we drink hot cocoa with all the fixings!
The fresh falling snow is blanketing the green grass that briefly made an appearance this spring. Oh how I’m longing for springtime weather here! I want to sit on my porch and gaze out at the sun-kissed yard while listening to the birds happily sing their songs. Oh spring, how I wish you would visit us soon, so we can admire your colorful beauty and fragrant breeze. I am anxiously awaiting the springtime masterpiece the Lord is creating…. Continue reading