Inspired in part by my Christmas tree Ness-capade, which you can read about here, this guest post on DailyPS.com challenges us to look beyond the mess and see our blessings and opportunities. Wherever you are today, I hope you celebrate Christmas with a heart of joy that isn’t defined by circumstances.
Everyone’s Christmas looks different, and reality often doesn’t mirror Hallmark movies. Some married couples find themselves apart due to military service, while singles in healthcare positions wish they had a reason to request the day off. Others experience an empty-nest or long for their own children. Still others find the holidays painful because of loved ones lost through circumstances or death. Even those who enjoy the quintessential Christmas carry burdens of their own.
The truth is that everyone’s Christmas is its own version of messy. Comparing our Christmas to someone else’s will only steal our joy and make us miss out on the gifts we have.
This Christmas morning, find the merry in your messy by asking three questions.
Click here to read the full post on DailyPS.com. Merry Christmas!
Celebrate Christmas with a heart of joy that isn’t defined by circumstances. – @kjhogrefe (Click to Tweet)