My wishes for you this Christmas.....
May you not get tangled in the tinsel,
May your eyes light up at the sight of your family and friends.
I wish you joy, the real kind, the kind that warms you from inside, like bourbon,
and perspective from the things that will inevitably go wrong.
I wish you plenty of rest to bring your best to each gathering,
and not to run out of tape at midnight on Christmas Eve while finishing the wrapping.
I wish you just enough eggnog to feel shiny and bright,
but not enough to photo copy your arse at the office holiday party.
I wish you a moment or two when you look at your tree and remember being seven.
I wish you moments of silence that you may hear the whisper of God and remember those gifts start and end with Him.
And if you're feeling just a little too much like the lady in the Target commercial, I beg you to go out and buy The Purpose of Christmas by Rick Warren and sit down with a mocha, frappe, peppermint, gingerbread, double, triple something something and breath, and read, and be.
Photos by Leslie Webber Photography
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