If you've followed me for a few years, you may have seen this article before but you haven't heard it. "Preserving the Joy of Christmas" is my second podcast. You can listen to both podcasts from this page of my website.
For those of you who prefer to read it, here's the article:
Twinkling lights and tinseled trees suggest it’s that time of year again. Have you braced yourself? Christmas productions, Yuletide music, and busy shoppers are everywhere.
Those trappings promise happier times ahead. Loved ones will reunite, generosity will arise, and celebrations will begin. The crescendo toward Christmas glee—or glum—is underway.
While joy abounds at Christmastime, the season can have the same effect on our emotional sore spots as running 100-grit sandpaper over open wounds. Continue reading on CBN.com