December 24, 2011

Merry Christmas!

Winter

I just wanted to take this opportunity to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas!  We are so blessed with a warm house, food in our bellies, and two of the most amazing children parents could ever ask for!

I’ve been thinking a lot about what we have to be grateful for – that seems to be a theme in our house this month, with the “31 Days of Goodwill” and the Christmas season surrounding us.  The truth is – when you look outside of your own circumstance and start doing for others – you realize how very blessed you are indeed.  That has been a humbling part of this month’s challenge for me.  We are so blessed in all that we have! 

And so with that in mind…

Enjoy your time off.
Enjoy a nap.
Enjoy eating way too much amazing food.
Enjoy your relatives and family get-togethers, Christmas music, hustle, bustle, cold weather, too many sweets, messy houses strewn with suitcases and wrapping paper and dishes in the sink.
Enjoy your time with those you love…
Enjoy celebrating and being together and look around yourself.  Hug those you love.  Think fondly of those who are no longer able to be with you.
Kiss your children and love on your spouse.
Embrace the chaos.
Let things go.
Put your feet up.
Play a game with your family.
Read a book on the couch while everyone naps.
Say a prayer for those around you.
Enjoy how blessed we truly are.
Let these lovely days be merry and bright.

I’m so glad our paths have crossed…

Happiest of Christmases to you and to those you hold dear.

3 comments :

BerryMorins Bits & Tips said...

Letting thing go is so important. Merry Christmas!
I hope you and your family have a blessed New Year!

Anne said...

Just delurking to say Merry Christmas to you and your sweet family :)

Anne

www.allaboutelizabeth-anne.blogspot.com

AC said...

Exactly!!!!!!! Happy New Year from the Coffey's!