Don’t Judge Me. And CHRISTMAS.

November 30, 2013

So I put up my decorations on or around November 18. Don’t judge me.

Usually I am a vocal critic of Christmas Creep. People. Seriously. Wait until after Thanksgiving. Except for me, this year.

But you know what? I was bored and alone, and knew I wouldn’t be around much to enjoy them during the actual month of December. {BECAUSE I LIVE IN DRIVING DISTANCE OF FAMILY!!!} Hasn’t happened much over the past six years.

And truthfully, this thanksgiving, I am all gratitude for an infant King. A Heavenly Father that names and counts the stars, and knows even my very steps. 

And He has plans for me, plans that include Hope. And a future.

So I will be of good courage this holiday season. The empty chair looms large for me in a way it never has before. But I will quell the fear that bubbles up and cherish every whispered conversation from half a world away, Husband living life a half a day ahead.

I will count my blessings this day and everyday.

Happy End of Thanksgiving weekend y’all. And MERRY CHRISTMAS.

Enjoy the pictures.

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I am an unrepentant extrovert with an ongoing, passionate affair with coffee, ellipses, and the written word. I write because it’s how I’m made to worship. I am a story teller, because redemption has a story to tell. And always, I want to be a story collector. So have a virtual seat at my beat-up kitchen table. Read my story. Tell me yours. Stay awhile. And P.S. ... for more about me, click on my mug in the sidebar;)

      1. It sure is. I acquired that nativity scene piece by piece SLOWLY. It is not so cheap!

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