This week is crazy with travel, last minute shopping, and so much else I will keep this post short. To travel out of China and back to the US has taken us a train, 2 taxis, 2 planes, 1 hotel, and a whole lot of time with no sleep. It has spit me out happy to be back in the US but without much other brain computing power to process the change.
To counteract all the materialism this time of year many talk about ‘the real meaning of Christmas’. I agree I think Christmas is wonderful and it is about Jesus and not about presents. But a lot of it comes out as a religious platitude – what does ‘Jesus is the reason for the season’ really mean and how does it affect the holidays, or life going forward?
How can I live this truth?
So the brain is a bit fuzzy, but I have been thinking about this for the last week and wanted to try and share some of these thoughts with you. The true meaning of Christmas is very practical this time of year and through the whole year with religion, purpose, people, material possessions and so much more. Read the rest of this entry →