‘Oh, wow, ya’ll have Christmas!’
December 19, 2021
Ever had a three-year-old appear on your front porch with dazzled little eyes in a glowing face and pipe up, “Oh, wow! Ya’ll have Christmas!” I’m sure you have, and we did, too. Our tiny grandson had come visiting us for the holiday, and he was excited. He was blown away by all the colored lights and glittering Christmas decorations that we had outside our house. Such a fond memory!
But today I find myself wondering. Is that what all of us are doing now? We’ve descended to this? To quote a tiny little toddler, we’re just “having Christmas” – gifts, food, music, lights, an...