Before you know it, it will be the season for "making a list and checking it twice."
As we start to navigate through the holiday hustle and bustle, maybe it would help us maintain our focus on the gift of Jesus - - - filtering our actions on whether they will bear fruit for God's kingdom.
Do we need to double-check our intentions as we dive into the holly-strewn path of the holiday?
- As we contribute to charity, are we being generous and truly giving from the goodness of our hearts?
- When we decorate our homes, are we discovering joy and looking forward to opening our homes to others during this season?
- As we shop for loved ones, can we maintain self-control and avoid the "one for him, one for me" slippery slope?