A cold front is on it’s way. We hope for frigid air in the morning to turn our 80 degree weather into winter. But Texans celebrate Christmas in all kinds of weather.
We light our Advent wreath each night, share a thought and a verse and are keeping it simple this year, trying to make it about Jesus.
I took my little one to sit on Santa’s lap, a favorite tradition. I have 12 years of pictures of my kids with jolly old St. Nick and I love setting the frames out each year to see how much my kids have grown.
My big kids couldn’t resist this year and when Santa asked my son what Christmas was really about, my 10 year old boy answered confidently JESUS. It made this momma proud.
But then when I heard Santa respond, “you better believe it! If it weren’t for the gift of Jesus, Santa wouldn’t be.” I smiled wide and thanked God for good men who help spread the good news.
My vintage Santa nesting dolls were a garage sale find from years ago:
Kenya Christmas corner:
I hope it’s starting to feel like Christmas in your house, wherever that may be.
Tell me where you live in the comments and your favorite Christmas tradition.