Bring It On! Kick Off the Christmas Season With These 7 Hope-Filled Thoughts

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Are you in prep mode yet?

Is the tree up? Have you decked your halls? Started baking? Finished shopping?

Oh, my goodness—if you’ve done all that, you get the gold star today. Well done, friend!

Two out of four for me.


Over our way, the air hums with excitement as we create a new normal for the next 23 days.

Today, amidst the busyness and schedule-jostling, I thought it only fitting to pause for a few moments and reflect upon the season.

Let’s think about this holiday and its significance.

Let’s remember why we celebrate it.

The birth of our Savior is no small thing.

For some, Christ’s birth is shoved to the back burner due to “priorities.” To-do lists overwhelm.

For others, the meaning’s lost in life’s muddiness and heartache. Perspective diminishes. So does the joy.

Then are the folks who once cared, perhaps, but their hope bank’s tapped out, and indifference has nipped at their heels and settled in their bones.

Maybe you know someone like that. Maybe it’s you.

Whoever it is, whatever the circumstance, perhaps these thoughts will add a measure of cheer and maybe bring a smile or two.

Let’s kick off the Christmas season with these 7 hope-filled thoughts ~


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How are you kicking off your Christmas season?

How can you offer hope to others?


Newsletter family, please check your inboxes! Hope is waiting for you.

See you next week!

Much Love and Many Blessings,

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