Tuesday, December 23, 2008

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas, the year 2008

It seems that our time together this 12 Days of Christmas is drawing to a close. I hope you have enjoyed my holiday blogs as much as I have enjoyed writing them.

For me, Christmas is about the memories you're making now for yourself, your family, and your friends. And it is about reliving the memories of your past. It's happy and it's sad, all rolled up into one evergreen scented bundle.

It's about spending time with those you love, and missing the ones who are gone from this year's celebration.

It's about Christmas pageants, and Christmas sweaters, and Christmas music, and Christmas candy.

It's about wish lists and special gifts.

It's about helping when you can and accepting help when you must.

It's about Christmas trees and decorations and cards and carols.

It's about holiday commercials and the never ending hymn of "mommy, I want _____."

For many of us, it is about remembering and celebrating the reason for Christmas.

For unto us today a child is born.

Whether you celebrate at home with your immediate family, or whether you do the marathon Christmas traveling celebration, I hope your Christmas brings you all you ever wished for.

Until next year, Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night.

1 comment:

Chad and Mary Kate Martin said...

Bravo! Bravo! Well done!! I enjoyed each of them!!