Cold weather, decorations, smells of honey-baked ham and desserts, family milling around, intimate worship services at church. It all culminates on Christmas morning when we share family time together and give to one another. (my family anyway)
Sometimes, it doesn’t “feel” like Christmas. 85 degree temps, disjointed family relations, secular watering-down of ‘holidays’, stores stuffing specials down your throat. It is difficult to rouse the passion.
What are you feeling OR not feeling? Jesus. He can transcends your surroundings. Don’t rely on the weather, your neighbors, your school, your family, your …anything. If you aren’t into it, then my best advice is start: GIVING. Give your time. Volunteer at Angel Tree, at Bell Ringing. Donate money to needy. Give gifts. Say, “Merry Christmas” to everyone you see.
Give and it shall be given back to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over. For the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.
You can feel the reason for the season in 85 degree temperatures.