Transformation is all around us. Houses once dark are glistening with lights. Yards are decorated with reds and greens. Front doors are wreathed with Christmas greetings.
But with all that outward change of the past view days I’m wondering about hearts.
Is your heart being transformed as you prepare for this Christmas?
Are you letting the joyful songs sink deep within your spirit causing a change within?
My prayer is that you will create time to be transformed from within by the wonder of His birth. Unless you choose to do that, Christmas this year will come and go and you will miss its true meaning in your heart.
Yes, make the time
- To be quiet and ponder the Glory of Christmas and what it means to you personally
- Consider starting a new tradition in which the focus is on Jesus
- To keep Christmas in your heart this year
Transformation begins with a choice to let Christmas enter your heart. That one choice will make a big difference in how you remember Christmas 2011 in the years to come.
Next time, I will share with you our family tradition of the two boxes.
Don’t miss it.
You are so right Sharon. I am planning a whole day of preparedness. That doesn’t mean running around to get the perfect ‘gift’ for people on my list. To me that means spending time with the Holy Scriptures and time with our Lord and Savior to find out perfectly what would make Him happy this season. A heart seeking Him is the best gift I can give this year. When I am seeking Him everything else seems to fall into perfect place.
Your choice to plan a day of preparedness is excellent, Sandy. He delights in your gift. Thanks so much for sharing your plan with others.