the fourth of december

Today’s compost bowl made it look like I’d thrown away Thanksgiving along with a little bit of Christmas.

Every Advent for the past few years has found me in throw-away and cleaning mode.

For some people Spring Cleaning is a thing. For me it’s Pre-Christmas Cleaning. Cleaning and purging before we bring yet more stuff into this house.

One Christmas we’ll declare it an all and only Family Experiences Christmas!! Science museum passes, zoo passes, movie tickets, you name it! It will have the double blessing of giving my kids good times and yet there will be no accumulation of stuff. It will be beautiful.

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One thought on “the fourth of december

  1. Dear Pastor Omar ( sorry if not spell correctly) I am a reformed Pastor and faculty in Bangladesh.my church name: EVANGELICAL REFORMED CHURCH OF BANGLADESH. I am very glad to see your service life with a happy family with those lovely kids. we will be praying for you and your faithful ministry. Please pray for us also.

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