If you have been watching marathons of Christmas movies, eating stacks of holiday cookies, and caroling like there is no tomorrow…Well, good for you! You have welcomed in the Christmas spirit.
I, unfortunately, have not found it yet. I have had my fill of transmission problems, hospital visits, dentist appointments, broken furnaces and dishwashers, oh the list still goes on. Where did the spirit go?
Well never fear, there is hope! Being inspired by the last post by Linda Garner, I cracked open my Internet (like it was an old book), and looked up Christmas stories. Look what I found!
A Wish to be a Christmas Tree, by Colleen Monroe
Christmas Jars, by Jason F. Wright
The Christmas Sweater, by Glenn Beck (love him!)
The Purpose of Christmas, by Rick Warren
How the Grinch Stole Christmas, by Dr. Seuss (Let’s face it, I read this all year.)
The Night Before Christmas, by Clement C. Moore (Classic!)
A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens
The Christmas Story, by Watson & Wilkin
Anything by Richard Paul Evans
A Christmas Thief, by Carol Lynn Pearson
The Joy of Believing, by Ardeth G. Kapp
The Christmas Story in Luke
Christmas is a time for sharing, caring, and remembering the true meaning of Christmas, the birth of our Savior.
Sometimes it is true, I need a little push into the season. What better way then to slow down, grab a good book and read. Savor the moments with a cup of hot cocoa (or a pint of peppermint ice cream).
By next week, I hope you will see me with my red bag over my shoulder passing out oranges to all my wee neighbors (Have you read Christmas Oranges, by Bethers & Sowards – grab your tissues people, tear jerker). Besides, it’s been so long since I’ve actually read A Christmas Carol, by Dickens. Ghosts and Christmas, what more can a girl ask for?