Monday, December 24, 2012

How is Your Christmas?

Are you running around doing last minute things, or are you with it enough to have some peace and quiet?

My house is messy, my family is gathering up in far away places (Orlando and Valparaiso), my darling Mr. O is at work, the high today is 81, and for Christmas dinner we're having a decidedly non-Christmassy pork and pasta.

But it's still such a Happy Christmas!

Do you remember last year's Christmas? I do. It was sad and dark and dim. I still think of, and ask the intercession of, my darling Frances-baby, every night. 

And this year...this year God shows himself to be the God of second chances, the God of fulfilled promises, the God of renewal. This Christmas, just like last year but different, 

I am a mother!

And that is a great reason to say with my whole heart -


1 comment:

  1. I love this post! And I am so happy that this Christmas is so much better than the last one for both of us! I'm not sure I even dared hope at that point that this year would be this happy!

    And I love all three of these pictures!!!

    Have a Merry Christmas!


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