another person or family, we can diminish the internal stress that we
place upon ourselves. We will find that our joy is increased by doing
only that which is really important for our family and others.
Remember, this season is to celebrate all that is holy. As
Christians, we do not need to be stoic, rejecting pleasure in life.
To the contrary, God created our lives to be a blessing and to enjoy.
As a minister, my children are raised to love God above all else, but