Every year around December 15th, I start to ask myself if I’m doing enough to keep our family’s focus on Christ this Christmas. Some years, the closer the 25th gets, the farther I feel from the miracle of our Savior’s birth. Instead of awestruck wonder, I find myself wondering how I am going to accomplish everything that needs to be done.
This year is going to be different. For starters, it’s only the first day of December! That means it’s not too late for anything. And, I’ve come across some wonderful books designed for the specific purpose of helping us shift our gaze towards Jesus during the Advent season. Let me tell you about two of my favorites: [Read more…]