Friday, December 3, 2010

Tis the season





We love Christmas. It is truly hard not to get caught up in the shopping, sending cards, school parties, progressive dinners, friend parties, work parties, busy busy business of Christmas. This year we are trying to enjoy every moment and focus on the reason we are celebrating. We are grateful for the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ We are grateful to have the freedom to celebrate his birth. It is a wonderful time to reflect on why we are truly here and why we do what we do.
Gordon B. Hinckley says it well.
"Our hearts change. Our attitudes change. Our way of thinking changes. There is a little more forgiveness in us. A little more of kindness. A little more of love. A little more of patience. A little more of understanding at the Christmas season of the year. What a glorious thing it is that at least once in twelve months we can become a little better than we have been during the remainder of the year."