Christmas decorations will soon be put to rest until next year. They were beautiful. Sarah Wingspand, my fictional angel character, placed several on her Facebook page. If you haven't been to her FB page, hop over and "like it." Sarah makes comments from time to time. My three Sarah books made it at some point during the holidays on Amazon's best seller's list. Thank you! I'm pleased many of you discovered Sarah and her missions.
I hope all of you made happy memories during this season.
ever been to a birthday party where the guest of honor didn’t show up?
and I gave a birthday celebration for a dear friend a few years ago and
twenty-five people attended.Had he
arrived, the honored man would have been number twenty-six.
the traditional birthday cake, games, and funny cards—without the birthday boy.
Oh, you say,
it must have been a surprise party, and the guy didn’t get the memo.Nope.Nothing like that at all.
an invitation.His family came—wife,
kids, and grandchildren—all arrived without him.
Astonishing you say? Why didn’t he come?
simple answer. He had pressing business matters to take care of and was just
too busy to attend his own party.
Did we have
fun?You betcha we did. To this day we
still talk about the fantastic time we shared.
Did he miss
the opportunity to laugh and enjoy friends and family?Yep!Sure did.
The man we honored
cared deeply for each of us, but responsibilities and obligations kept him from
giving and receiving love and affection on that occasion. He missed out.For him to set aside one day—even a special
day—turned out to be unthinkable.
Do you set
aside time for friends and family?They
will miss you if you don’t attend the gatherings.
another thought. At Christmas, we celebrate the birth of Christ. Do you enjoy
the festivities without Him?Does He
ever come to mind?Are you too
If you invite Jesus to your celebration,
He will come.