When I was a kid, I could not wait for Mom to get out this sled and reindeer. It was my favorite Christmas thing of hers. This year she told me to take it home with me. as she ‘has no room for it.” She said. I can remember her wrapping tiny presents to go in the sled and putting it away with care every year.
It has to be 50 years old at least, and it’s fragile. Amazing it’s not broken and all in once piece. I like modern things but I also treasure old things. I am a very sentimental person. I once had shoe boxes full of letters from my friend and had not intention of getting rid of them!
I guess there doesn’t have to be a lesson in every post! Just sharing another Christmas memory and why this decoration is so meaningful to me. Mom cherished this set. It’s how she expressed her love for Christmas each year, besides cooking for us and taking us to church and all the other things she did.
I hope your Christmas prep is going well! Stay Calm! Try to enjoy it! Christmas only comes but once a year.
I was that "unpopular" wierdo kid, that didn't fit in anywhere, in High School. I guess I never knew my place in life, until Jesus took me in. I've been rejected, misunderstood, left out, bullied, abused, scandalized, and labeled. In 2002 I got on a bus and left a marraige of sixteen years, that was fraught with abuse and heartache. In school, I used to be so afraid to stand in front of the class and speak, my hands woud visibily shake, and I could not look at my audience without being terrified.
Years later, I find myself leading a school music production, speaking in front of churches, and walking around with confidence, because I know the King of Kings is at my side.
My ministry, prayers and blogs are directed toward those who feel like they were never enough. You never fit in.
If I can help you in any way, if you need a special speaker to speak hope to the hurting, or if you would like a copy of my Testimony book (Grace to the Rescue) let me know. I am here for you. I also have a new book out "Confidence".
With Love, Laura
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