What is the biggest news you have ever received? Do you remember how your heartbeat accelerated with excitement and joyful anticipation? Perhaps you even leaped for joy or did a happy dance and were eager to tell everybody about your big news.
This Christmas is so much different – a Christmas upside down. I watch the dazzling lights of the Christmas tree and the smiling faces of my friends. A happy family gathered around the tree, laughing and spreading good vibes.
What is the best preparation for Christmas? It is such a busy season with a thousand things to accomplish and prepare – some pleasant, some stressful, and overwhelming. We decorate our houses plan meals, buy presents, meet relatives, participate in church activities, and so much more. But when the time comes, are we really prepared?