Christmas Eve

Take a little time today.

Relax.

Breathe.

You have done all that you can do.

Now just enjoy the moment of expectancy.

Waiting.

To celebrate the birth of Jesus.

To celebrate time with the ones you love.

And just to be the people that we were created to be.

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You are Enough

Simple Thoughts

I don’t know what it is about this season that brings out some of our biggest, hairiest, and ugliest insecurities.  Is it the barrage from the media of beautiful people in beautiful places in beautiful clothes doing ideal Christmas things and giving each other expensive jewelry and cars that makes us feel like trolls in our pajamas and fuzzy slippers?  Is it having to spend family time with that person to whom you have always been compared to in an unfavorable light?  Or is it just the feeling that you do not have everything under control and your life is not where you wished it could be?

Does this season have you asking yourself if you are smart/pretty/thin/strong/organized/wealthy/witty/athletic/talented/tall/skilled enough?

First, ask yourself what is enough.  Most people find that their definition of enough involves comparing themselves to someone else that they deem as enough.  But let’s say that your definition…

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