Some thought to help us as we head into the Christmas season. It is a recycled post that originally appears over at Shattered Magazine! (Check us out: https://shatteredmagazine.net)
Okay, I admit it. I am the first one to become nostalgic this time of year.
Songs with the sound of bells tinkling playing over department store speakers melts my little heart into a puddle. All I have to do is smell a little cinnamon while looking at Christmas decorations to feel that “It’s Christmas time again” feeling, and it doesn’t even matter that there are cobwebs and witches on the next aisle. I get giddy when I see snowmen and Christmas trees pop up in the mall, and I love the big puffy metallic bows on shiny gifts and stockings overflowing their capacity.
I confess. I’m a sucker for all things Christmas.
And yet I feel guilty, because I get so carried away with the holiday festivities, I need a microscope to find Jesus in all of the fanfare.
Even though the holly and jolly stuff isn’t inherently evil…
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