|Posted by HeartbeatAT Team on December 13, 2012 at 8:15 AM|
It has taken three days to get to this point, but the tree at George and Naomi White's home is finally decorated. One reason the project took so long was the several "other things" occurring each day that demanded our attention.
But that's not the only reason. It's not even the most important one.
There are just some things worth taking time with.
I look forward to Christmas all year. It is, without a doubt, my favorite season. All too often however, the entire month of December seems rushed, with lots of additions to the daily routine. I had a friend say last year that she wished we could have half of our Christmas parties in January!
Decorating takes time and, as a result, becomes a good reminder to me during this blessed and magical season, to slow down and give it the time it needs.
More than that though, I am reminded to be still and give the One who is the REASON for all this celebration the time He deserves.
Yet THAT is not even for His benefit, but mine. For He knows that is exactly what I need! -CR
For thus the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel, has said, "...In quietness and trust is your strength." -Isaiah 30:15