Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Peace on Earth Challenge



Can I say that this is my first Christmas with Kids and I want to make sure and savor each moment of it! I love creating traditions, especially during the holidays. I want December to be a peaceful and bonding time for my family. I want us to be able to soak up every Christmas song and movie each Advent devotional each teachable moment everything that this month will bring. However, I do feel a little strangled when I think of EVERYTHING that must be done this month. I've never waited this long to shop for Christmas but, it's the beginning of December and I've only purchased a few gifts and babysitters are hard to find when you live hours away from family.

Anyway, this gets me to another challenge from Courtney, a December challenge that I hope will help me to focus on Christ and try to enjoy my family this month. The first challenge is to write 1Peter 5:7 on my planner so that when I turn to it I can remember that God cares when I'm struggling with all I have to do and He will give me wisdom about the things I must do and the things that I could mark off the list.

If your a blogger then I hope you will join me over at
Women Living Well for the link up each week. If your not a blogger then please join along and leave comments so I know your going on this journey with me!
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2 comments:

  1. I'm in tears after watching your video. I am feeling so overwhelmed that I, in fact, just sat on my couch a few hours ago, with pains in my lower back and abdomen and had a panic attack right in front of my husband. He insisted that I sit and just..."be" on the couch. In those quiet moments, I literally felt peace falling on my shoulders as I prayed for it. I don't even know that I was praying for peace - just "Please God, I can't do this."

    I'm joining you in your challenge. Thank you for calling us out on the carpet on this. And thank you for this encouraging post.

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  2. Nice to meet you from WLW Peace on Earth Challenge.

    Looking forward to a peaceful month!

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