This Christmas, Give The Gift of Time

The best gift to anyone is surprisingly The Gift of Time!

We live in a world of consumerism, often believing that in order to feel satisfied and happy, we need more and more of…stuff. But at the end of the day, if you ask yourself, “what would you love to have more of”, the answer will almost always be “I wish I had more…time”.

As I’m starting to think about gift-giving this season, I’m coming to realize that the best gift we can offer has to be TIME. Things are nice. And nice things are even nicer. And sometimes we do need things in our lives. But, inadvertently, things wear out, break, get lost, are put away, or get forgotten in the back of our closets (ask me how I know)… But TIME, especially if you share it with someone, is a kind of gift that keeps on giving because it now becomes an experience!!! It leaves an impression on your heart and becomes a lasting memory for the giver and receiver alike.

THE GIFT OF TIME

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Truth in the Tinsel–Christ-focused Advent Countdown for Kids

Note: this post contains an affiliate link to the Truth in the Tinsel eBook.

For the past 5 years, our family has been enjoying a wonderful Christ-focused Advent countdown called Truth in the Tinsel. It is created by Amanda White who blogs at OhAmanda.com. I have been following Amanda and reading her blog for years. I admire her passion for bringing Christ into the lives of children in a meaningful and fun way. When my kids were old enough to understand and answer some basic questions and do fun crafts, we went out and purchased the eBook “Truth In The Tinsel”! I printed it out, and since that first year we still use that same print-out to this day. This Christ-focused advent countdown has been our go-to Christmas resource for many years!

Christ-focused advent countdown

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