Ahhhhh! Christmas!! What a wonderful time of the year. A time for family, friends, tons of good food and special treats, children’s laughter and excitement, trees, presents, programs, music…and the list goes on and on. I’m sure many of these things are on your list, too. Our community is filled with all things Christmas – from the beautiful lights and trees on the Square and Christmas music filling the air, to Holiday in the Park, Christmas on the Square, Candlelight Tour of Homes, Handel’s Messiah performance at Alkek Theatre, all the beautiful programs at our local churches. It’s also a time when our community gives and gives and gives – angel trees abound and it’s our sincere desire and mission to see that every family has an opportunity to experience the joy of Christmas. I hope you take the time this season to give of yourself, your talents, your money, your time to those less fortunate. After all, we have all been given the most wonderful gift of all – God’s Only Son, Jesus Christ, who took on the form of man and came to dwell among us. God’s love to us, in the gift of His Son, is the perfect gift. Give the gift of Jesus to someone this Christmas.
Isaiah 9:6: “ For unto us a child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, the mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace.”