In an effort to keep Christ in Christmas, we’ve rounded up hundreds of ideas for you and your family to enjoy this Christmas.It’s so easy to get caught up in the chaos of Christmas.Savannah began by saying she wanted to “share my testimony with you”. I don’t know if they talk to us, but I feel in my heart that they made me and that they love me.
In our family we’ve made an effort to really focus on the things that matter most, especially at Christmastime.
But sometimes with all the hustle and bustle, it can be hard to keep the focus on the birth of the Savior and the blessings that Christ brings to our lives.
”I was angry that they chose to hurt her for whatever reason they had.
“My husband and I both were reluctant to let her share her testimony because of the potential rejection.
There was no way I could keep that dating fire burning as practicality invaded our lives. Something I haven’t wanted to admit for a long time, but is undeniable.
And even worse, it seemed that the harder I tried to be sentimental and lovey-dovey, the less it was reciprocated. Or, once we had a daughter, when I shared the responsibility of watching over her. Because as our marriage progressed, I found myself offering to help out around the house more and more. It took me longer than I care to admit to understand what was happening. Through giving, through doing things for my wife, the emotion that I had been so desperately seeking naturally came about. An emotion that, once had, somehow magically stays within a marriage forever. And I’m saddened to think about how much those messages bounced around in my head for so long.There are presents to buy and wrap, Christmas cards to make and send, lights to hang, and goodies to make.It’s just easy to forget the real reason for the season. No stockings, gingerbread houses, or Christmas cards. We tried to get into the Christmas spirit by cutting out paper snowflakes and downloading Christmas songs from i Tunes.“And, I have no doubt that Heavenly Father has made us all unique in different ways and for that I am grateful.“And I am grateful for all of you that are here today as sons and daughters of God. And even when I let it out of my chest, it wasn’t love. Telling someone you love them doesn’t mean that you do.