12.21.2014

Making It All Count


It's hard to believe that the week of Christmas is already upon us. I know for me personally I have gotten so caught up in the duties of Christmas I haven't stopped to really think about how special this time of the year is. Just yesterday in the midst of crossing off the daily to-do's [buy gifts, wrap gifts, buy food, make food, clean up house, etc] I finally found myself really focusing on what this season means and more so, what I want it to look like this week. Enough with the gifts -- enough with stress -- enough with making sure everything will look, taste, and be perfect for the different gatherings we are hosting. That is so not the heartbeat of what this season is. I want this week and especially Christmas Day to be anything but about me. Ultimately, for Him yes -- but also for those who are in need, who are hurting, who don't have a warm home to open presents in, those who don't have a family to hug at the front door. I encourage you to be intentional this week with your time, resources, prayers. Pay attention to the people in front of you, look around for opportunities to help, just please make this week count. 

I wish you all the merriest of Christmases -- thank you for making my days brighter on a continuous basis. I am so grateful for each and every one of you. May you love and be loved. xoxo. 

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10 comments:

  1. That's great. Being kind to others is what the season is about. Merry Christmas to you!

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  2. Happy Happy and Merry Merry to you as well!

    xx

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  3. thank you for this reminder, erin! many blessings on you and your family!!!

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  4. It's so hard to not get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everything the holiday season brings. It's so refreshing to me to be reminded of what the season is really all about!

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  5. Happy Holidays ,

    Stay fabulous sweetie ,,, kisses

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  6. Preach! Couldn't have said it better myself. Merry Christmas!!

    lovelovelove,
    Erica
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  7. So wonderfully said!! I hope y'all have a very Merry Christmas!!

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  8. I think that's what's so magical about this week in comparison to the past few weeks - people start making similar realizations and start to simmer down into chilling with family, reveling in the magic, giving to the community. It's a week of festive calm!

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  9. Amen girl! This has been my prayer this year, to get away from selishness and help someone who needs it. Check out my IG because God answered that prayer in a miraculous way!! ❤Mery Christmas Erin, Jacy

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  10. Merry Christmas, Erin! Thanks for the beautiful reminder. <3

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