We’ve enjoyed a little time off from work and plenty of turkey, dressing, pies and televised sports. Some of us braved the crowds and shopped for bargains on Black Friday. Christmas is quickly approaching.
There will be office parties, cards to mail, trees to cut and gifts to buy. Before you get too carried away check out the video below.
Consumerism does not equal happiness, memories or meaning. The video said it well.
This Sunday, November 30, marks the beginning of Advent, a season where Christians celebrate the coming of Christ. Join the conspiracy and make Advent more about Christ than consuming; more about helping the poor than hoarding more stuff; more about worshiping God than focusing on self.
Let’s intentionally engage Christmas rather than be overcome by it.