Christmas has been a holiday of importance for many years. The birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus have affected all of our lives whether or not we realize it. If, in your case, you have a family celebration planned, you might take time to pass on to the younger ones, what Christmas meant to you as you grew up. What was your perspective on family, on life and on Christmas? Share this with your family. They will never know the dearest memories you have unless you tell them.
Be sure to include reading from the Bible. If Christ was not the center of your holiday in the old days, He can be this Christmas. He is central in the true Christmas story of the Bible. Find the Christmas story in the Gospel of Luke, chapter 2.
Let’s not leave our young people clueless as to the significance of this holiday that has traveled down to us over the many generations of humankind. Be their link to the past this Christmas and share your story with them.
And may I wish you a
The card in this illustration is available through our store. It is called, “In the Olden Days.”
Sketch by Wenda Grabau