Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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How to Have a More Worshipful Christmas
  • Politely decline requests that will take you away from family.
  • Play more Christmas music.
  • Donate gently used items to a thrift store.
  • Go Christmas caroling.
  • Avoid "mad rush" shopping times.
  • Say thank you as often as possible.
  • Schedule a night to help another person or family.
  • Call someone you normally wouldn't to wish him or her a Merry Christmas.
  • Delegate some holiday preparations to children or other family members.
  • Trim the gift list.
  • Simplify a traditional activity.
  • Find quiet time to pray.
  • Write down great memories as they happen.
  • Set and stick to a holiday budget.
  • Forgive a grudge.

2 comments:

Jennifer said...

Thanks you, those are good reminders.

Allen Family said...

I love these ideas. It makes me laugh that some of our traditions just make the holiday more stressful and too jam packed! The traditions are supposed to be what makes it fun, right? Time to reevaluate the list, I think. Sure love you guys! Jes