I love the Christmas season. The colors, the smells, the excitement - it's all wonderful to me. And as a believer who understands the true importance of Christmas - Christ's incarnation - this time of year is definitely my favorite. I'm reminded of all that we have to be thankful for, of all that Christ has done for us.
Sometimes, though, the holidays can be difficult. The pain of a lost loved one can be exacerbated during the holidays. The frustrations of financial difficulties are only augmented in the face of Christmas. And illness or depression don't suddenly disappear or get better simply because everyone else is festive.
No matter what your current season in life - visible blessings or constant struggle - there are at least four things we can all be grateful for this Christmas.Read More