Preparing ahead

Mary, and Joseph with shepherds gather around baby Jesus

Christmas time is near!

*Plays Russian Dance from Nutcracker Ballet*

Reformation day (October 31st) has come and gone, leaving homes more full of candy than good feelings.  Thanksgiving is fast approaching.  We gather in our homes, filled with friends, family, and fun, and we give thanks. We sit by our blazing fires (or space heaters) to combat the slowly chilling November weather.  We settle down to schedules, to school, and “all the comforts of home.” (GJ, if you got that reference).

But fast approaching is the “hustle and bustle” of what we call the Holiday Season, or more appropriately, the busiest time of the year. Continue reading