“Christmas time is here…… Happiness and cheer……” -Charlie Brown
You know you sang that as you read it! *high five!* Christmas time is my FAVORITE time of year. Aside from all the christmas sweets, I love how people are brought together in the spirit of love and giving and I especially love the spirit of service that people always feel as the celebrate the Saviors birth.
When I was younger, my dad worked for the Army. We were often not around family for the holidays as we moved from place to place. But my mom always taught us to give and appreciate the gifts we had. I remember spending hours in the kitchen with her as she made fudge, Danish, and so many other Christmas sweets. We then would take them out to the soldiers that guarded our base on Christmas Eve. I will never forget the opportunity to make them feel loved and to have some holiday cheer as they protected us. Continue reading →