Children and Christmas

Children and Christmas – the two are irrevocably tied together with ribbons and bows, sleeping cherubs, and bright, sparkling eyes wide with wonder.

If you are surrounded by children during this time of the year, it may be hard to see beyond the clamor and glamour of corporate America’s marketing campaigns. Children too are easily caught up in the frenzy of gift giving and getting.

If you can remove the layers of holiday-induced excitement, it’s kind of like removing the layers of tissue paper from a very special gift.

Here are some very simple truths about children:

They believe what they are told.
They are usually unaffected by the world.
They are joyful.
They easily show love.
They quickly forgive.
They implicitly trust.
And they are sincerely heartbroken and remorseful when they disobey.

God, through His word, has told us to be like children. I think we’ve become so sophisticated that we’ve forgotten how simple that can be.

Maybe we need to start looking toward our Heavenly Father through the eyes of a child.

And he said: “I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 18:3, NLT

Christmas Blessings, Francine


2005-2009 Francine Biere. All rights reserved. | Contact