Just watch a Hallmark movie and you’ll get it. The Christmas season has the power to pull us away from our family. Of course, in the Hallmark films, they always…
Actually, I better not. I wouldn’t want to ruin them for you.
In real life, busyness is usually the culprit. We can’t slow down enough to plan time together. Prioritizing time together can easily become an afterthought.
In this week’s FB Live video, we discuss 3 ways to grow closer as a family through the holiday season.
Here are some highlights:
- Do activities together--baking, decorating, putting a small tree in your child’s bedroom, going to a parade, looking at neighborhood lights, etc.
- Learn about the Christmas story together--in the video we talk about the 25 Characters of the Christmas story, the advent experience we–along with over 1,600 other families–are going through this month.
- Serve others in your community–caroling at a nursing home, volunteering for Salvation Army, serving food at a homeless shelter, helping a widow decorate, etc.
To learn more about the 25 Characters of the Christmas story, click here.
The word “advent” means “coming.” As we prepare our hearts for the “coming” of Jesus’ birth on Christmas day, let’s do so together.