Maybe I’ll keep on Christmas-ing
do you think anyone would know?
If the lights keep shining on the inside
will my outsides be aglow?
while everyone de-decorates
I feel a bit of gloom
cause deep down in my heart
for CHRISTmas- there’s still room…
One of my FAVORITE parts of Christmas is the “after- Christmas” that happens when we visit all our extended family, reminding me that Christmas is not reserved for one day, it is Christmas anywhere and everywhere He is with us!
And one of my very favorite gifts I receive every year is not one that’s wrapped. It’s spending time with my family…
And my Christmas is not complete without a “selfie” with my mom and sister…
So we sat together. And each of us struck up our best pose…
and with every snap… NO! Not that one! lol… I have never been photogenic.
For fun, my hubby took a picture of my sister’s husband taking a picture of me taking a selfie of all of us.
And a picture just doesn’t capture the depth of the silliness of the moment. The joy of laughing with my mom and sister- those are moments I always treasure 🙂
So even though we put away our tree and all the trimmings today, it’s still Christmas for me. I’m keeping my nativity set on my piano, and I’ll keep on playing those favorite Christmas songs for a little while longer…
“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.”
– Laura Ingalls Wilder