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“After coming into the house they saw the Child with Mary His mother; and they fell to the ground and worshiped Him.Then opening their treasures, they presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” –Matthew 2:11 NAS
Recently I felt Christmas panic.It seems I feel Christmas panic every year.Christmas panic for me means a tight chest, swirling thoughts and curt responses.(I never said Christmas panic was holy).Christmas panic begins when members of our extended family begin pressuring, I mean asking, my husband and I to provide “a list” of what each of our children would like for Christmas.I practically need a flow chart to diagram the gifts, and despite our pleas by December 26 the gifts seem OUT OF CONTROL.I confess that part of this stress is self-induced as I seek to make sure each family member has the opportunity to give a gift of equal satisfaction without overlapping.
I have reminded our extended family that when we were kids, the …

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