Making the Most of the Holidays
Research results published in HealthDay News report that 75% of Americans are lonely. While we are blessed with abundance in many ways, a great number of us lack satisfaction in our relationships. This research is a reminder of the truth that healthy relationships are just as essential to our wellbeing as food, drink, and physical possessions.
This holiday season, take time to nourish your soul with joyful fellowship. Focus on the people you love. Make time for them. Be kind to them. Have fun with them. Say the things you really want to say to them. Seize the opportunity to do what you’ll be glad about later.
The people in our lives are some of the greatest gifts God gives us. Let your greatest emphasis be on enjoying them this Christmas. Give them the gift of you. When you look back, you’ll be glad you did.
For those of you who are missing lost loved ones during this holiday season, remember that those of us who are in Christ can look forward to a wonderful reunion that won’t end. Even in sadness, you can have hope. “But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.” (1Th 4:13-14)
God Bless, and may you always have joy, peace, and comfort.