I once again find myself in the midst of December internally conflicted.
While I thoroughly enjoy Advent and the ensuing Christmas celebrations that stir a nostalgic concoction of warm memories and tender fellowship, I cannot help but catch a case of the “Bah, humbug’s.” It’s not that I revel in negativity, or remotely desire it. I enjoy spending time with family & friends, looking at the wonderful decorations and watching classic Christmas films. More than all, however, I want to celebrate the coming of Christ and his eventual birth.
So why the negativity you may ask? (more…)