Tag: christmas

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas

I love the week of Christmas because it is the time of the year where the message that Christ gave is told all over the country. People telling other people that they are important. You are important enough for me to take the time to listen to you sing. You are important enough for me to bake these cookies and make you smile. You are important enough for me to sacrifice my sanity in the hopes that you will know you are valued. Christ’s message goes a little further, but this week shows people who won’t admit it really know the message.

Your Gift?

This time of the year, the web is aflutter with excited kid responses, to gifts they receive.  The kid starts screaming and runs all over the furniture.  The sight is so unusual the family dog can be seen in the corner of the screen, stunned in stillness. I […]

The Perfect Gift

My youngest son Charlie has a look of pure delight when he is with his brother Chris.  It is a look I have seen for fifteen years.  When Charlie couldn’t walk he’d watch Chris-his eyes taking in every action.  Now he is fifteen and tortuously (is that even […]