How Can One Stay REFRESHED In The Hectic Holidays?

Studies from the American Psychological Association show the holidays [November to January] are not the happiest time of year for everyone.

I personally after journeying through over 40 holiday seasons as an adult---every year was not a happy time!

Along the holiday trail I've encountered--- work-related pressures, health scares, loss of family members and the flu one year where I couldn't move out of the bed for three days!!!

Those years made me extremely sensitive to the circumstances of others during the holiday season. It makes me ever so grateful for God's Love that sustains us year by year.

"For God so LOVED the world that He GAVE His Only-begotten Son..." John 3:16

If you're feeling worn, depressed,  isolated or alone during ANY holiday season follow God's strategy...G.I.V.E!

Why? It will take your focus OFF of you and your current situation [reminder---situations DO change!] and it will release the rivers of God's love within you! 

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OMW...The Count Down Starts...NOW!

 

Hmmm---sitting at the kitchen table starting to make the...LISTS!!!

Recipe Lists....Ingredient Lists...Guest Lists...Uggggh, and of course the CLEANING Lists 

Why? Because it's C-O-M-I-N-G!

 What is it?

It’s the... HOLIDAYS!!!

How Do... YOU... Respond During the Holiday Season [ November to January] amid the numerous festivities, endless eating, countless cantatas/recitals, sappy Hallmark movies, sharpening your "Martha Stewart" ninja skills and painful memories of friends/family no longer with us???!
 
I pray...Don’t let your JOY be stolen this year.
 
The holiday season can be an emotional ROLLER COASTER for the human heart!  After 40 holidays as an adult,  I have the "great high's and the deep low's" of T-shirts on my wall.
 
I discussed this "real world" conundrum with my esteemed colleagues, and we were INSPIRED to invite you to "Avoid JOY Theft: 12 Secrets Your Enemy Doesn't Want You To Know About The...
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