I can hardly believe December is upon us. Where does the time go? It's interesting to me how, as a country, we go from a day of thanksgiving to a day of hoarding. I think buying gifts for the people you care about is wonderful, but it's so easy to go overboard and be consumed with material consumption (especially when holiday sales are calling us from all directions).
Hey, look at that cute skirt that's on sale! Like I need more clothes.
We need to remember what this season is all about.
We need to look at all the things we have rather than the things we do not have.
I'm speaking to myself.
There are so many ways to give to people who truly have needs. Here are a few suggestions:
When you think about all you have compared to people who are struggling to survive, you can't help but see that you are so blessed. Look for ways to give to those in your community who have needs. Live with thanksgiving. Bless out of the blessings you've received.