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Monday Gratitudes #3

It's Monday. Again! But this Monday is a welcome one.

Because....

...Christmas is days away!

I love Christmas. I love all the traditions and being with family. I love giving (and getting) gifts! :)

But despite all the fun and wonderful events that take place around Christmas, it's good to remember what Christmas is truly about. Today, I read in the Advent Reading from John Piper about how miraculous and grand the true meaning of Christmas is - the birth of Jesus Christ. And that is so true! We often get so caught in hubbub of the holidays, that we forget that Christmas is about God becoming man. Christmas is about the ultimate gift being given to mankind. Christmas is about peace being brought to man in a peaceless world. Take time to reflect on the true meaning of Christmas!

So here are my Monday Gratitudes:
- hubby has a few weeks off work! YAY for holidays that fall right smack in the middle of the week!
- beautiful, glorious sunshine
- my parents are coming this week!!
- a helpful husband who steps in when I'm not feeling well
- being able to nap and rest today, but also get a few things done!

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