Wednesday, December 24

Merry Christmas

Well, we are still snowbound, I did work yesterday because my boss came to pick me up. I am scheduled to work the day after Christmas and the weekend, but boss man already told me that if the weather is still bad not to worry about it. He isn't working, so can't give me a ride.

I am battling depression and now I find out that my son and family (the only family close) won't be able to make it for our celebration tonight. So it's just HRH and me! The kids are completely snowed in and haven't had electricity for 5 days now, they also had two trees fall on their house. Luckily the trees hit the eaves and the deck and not the actual house so not as much damage. My son is busy cutting the mess up and getting it out of the way. Yes, OUR WHITE CHRISTMAS, is causing it's share of problems. So, long story short, I have to suck it up and realize that most people have more problems than I do.

We have to realize that the ultimate gift was the Gift of the Savior. I think of how much I love my children and grandchildren and then think that God loves us all more, much more than that and it rather puts things in perspective. The season is about Christ and not the trappings the world. I am thankful this season for all of my friends, the ones I see regularly and my cyber friends. I wish you all the best. Like I've said, we have already been given the best gift we could ever want or need. Jesus Christ.
Love to you all,
Carline

8 comments:

Karen said...

Amen, well said. Jesus is the Ultimate Gift.

I am thankful your son's family did not have serious damage to the house. I hope when the weather clears up you can all be together.

Christmas blessings.

Amy said...

Amen, we were given the best gift of all. OUR Salvation/Savior. So sorry to hear about the trees causing damage, funny story short. some member of our church were needing more firewood a few months back.. several trees were damaged and fell.. so they cleaned it up for the people and got the firewood, luckily the tree did not hurt anyone or a major part of their house either.. sometimes we have to look for the hidden blessings. Have a GREAT Christmas.

Norma said...

Thank you for this post. I have been going around with a real attitude about something that I should be grateful for rather than dread....your post kind of smacked me up along side of my thick head. Doing better now.....

Merry Christmas to you, hopefully you can have a second Christmas with your family later on. It is not the date on the calendar that matters, it is the people and the feelings.

Lynn said...

This is my first time visiting. I love the quilt in your header! It's beautiful. I've been trying my hand at a little bit of quilting but have a loooong way to go.

Micki said...

My goodness! You really were snowed in. I am so sorry that the trees caused you damage! I am so happy that no one was hurt!
All the best!
Micki

YankeeQuilter said...

I hope you got a bit of the warmer weather this week to dig out and repair. Maybe then you can all get together...don't you have until the 6th of January to celebrate? I always liked the idea of little Christmas...

Living on the Spit said...

Wthout Him, there wuld be no reason. I am sorry you have gotten so much snow. We in VA will gladly take some.

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kimquiltz said...

Happy New Year and here's to hoping our we are soon freed from the snow! (I live just north of you, east of Chehalis)

May the Peace of God descend upon you and your house like snowfall...

Maggie

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