More this Christmas
I was sitting in a worship planning meeting for my church last week I found out the theme for the advent sermon series is "More."
More? I cringed. Christmas starts for our family Thanksgiving weekend & runs until the weekend after Christmas. The influx of toys & holiday calories is already giving me an anxiety attack.
But then I listened. More hope, more peace & most of all more Jesus.
Jesus. The guy who started this whole Christmas thing. Why not focus on Him?
Jesus was a relationship guy. He poured his life into His followers. Why not follow His example? Give gifts like conversation & a helping hand this year instead of toys & neckties. Who knows, maybe we'll start 2013 richer & skinner.
And closer to being like Jesus.