Do you remember the fall party I hosted for a group of local mamas and their little people?! You can see the recap HERE.
We had so much fun at that event, I decided to host a Christmas cookie decorating party this month. Then I had arranged for us to deliver the cookies to a local retirement home after our lunch of soups and french bread.
The funniest thing happened that I never could have expected. All the guests never showed up. Haha!! So instead of the big party I was planning, I managed to contact one of my friends and she, her daughter, my friend Jenisa and I decorated all the little snowflakes, candy canes and snowmen. It turned into a wonderfully chill get together and Adam and I have been enjoying lots of warm-up soup all week, so that's a plus!
^^ my ever-faithful-last-minute-details girl!! ^^
^^ such a holiday weakness. . . ^^
While Emmett and I were at the afternoon exercise group where we were delivering the cookies, I overheard the program director taking down a list of what each person wanted for Christmas. My heart broke as I heard more than one elderly lady say I just want to have the whole family together again.
My prayer during these last days leading up to Christmas and even into February, July, October; is that Jesus would open my eyes to see the hurting, the lonely, the broken all around me. I want more of His heart in this way. I want to love more like He did.
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Happy Tuesday, friends!!