Monday, December 17, 2007

Christmas blurr

Oh me. My life is doing the spinning out of my control thing! I typically start the Christmas season the day after Thanksgiving. Not doing anything ABOUT starting the season-just thinking about how I ought to be starting. And then I let the pressure mount. Not really meaning for the Christmas season to be a pressure situation. It just happens that way. So here I am at I don't know how many days until Christmas? A WEEK! The tree is up, the presents bought, the cards addressed, the cookies made. Why do I feel swept up in some kind of whirlwind?
My family keeps asking me what I want for Christmas. I say anything they choose will be nice, even though I have too much stuff cluttering up my life as it is. Honestly, there is nothing I want that they can give me. What I want, I want from Him-to be overwhelmed, changed by, deliriously alive in His Holy Spirit. Come into focus sweet Christmas!


Fran said...

Hey sweet Kathy....
Ya know what you could do?? You could ask your family to do something in your name for a charity that is dear to your heart.
I bet you have thought of that though. :)

I'm praying for you. Enjoy Him.
Sit at His feet and just enjoy Him.


He Knows My Name said...

that would be the best Christmas gift of all!!! how bout a beth moore devotional....i only say that cause that's on my list...whispers of hope and Jesus 90day devotional. thanks for your advice on the bible...i've settled on the niv now i have to pick one. i'll post my descision. i hope Christmas goes well in spite of the rush...i feel quite the same...doesn't it seem to be coming at warp speed.

hugs ~janel

Bev Brandon said...

Kathy, thank you from my heart for your kind words to me tonight. It meant a lot to me. I have been sitting here trying to post that holiday tour of homes for 5 hours and the text is unreadable and I don't know why. I didn't have 5 hours to give to the project. So your encouragement was timely and tender and thanks so much. Loved looking through your blog.

Susan said...

Hoping YOU get some sweet Christmas spirit relief.

How are you and David getting along these days? I'm keeping up, day by day (lol) and enjoying spending time with my second most favorite OT ancestor. My first is his best friend, Jonathan. There is just something that draws me to that man. I can't wait until I'm able to read more about him!
Merry Christmas, Kathy...I pray that it is a blessed one for you and your family.
Much love...Susan

Profbaugh said...

Oh my dear friend,

My prayer for you this Christmas is that you truly get what you want--may you be blown away as you discover Him in new ways.