As a Christian woman, the Christmas season is especially exciting for me. I am eagerly anticipating the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ our Lord. I'm eager to partake in the many festivities and I enjoy the varied preparations for this important day. There are decorations to be made, cookies to be baked, cards to address, presents to buy and packages to be mailed.
However, the other day I had a realization... the very joy and excitement of this season can also distract from the true essence of why we're celebrating it in the first place! There are two important lessons to be learned from Luke 10:39-42....