Christmas is not about giving

Christmas is not about giving.  Life is about giving.   In other words, I don’t believe that we should limit the responsibility that Jesus gave us to give to those in need in certain days of the year, particularly Christmas.  The same way that we should not just give thanks to God on Thanksgiving Day.  I understand that many people would say that they know this already, but few actually practice it.  But what is more sad is the excessive marketing, decoration, and eating  that occurs during this time of the year, while the homeless, the orphans, and the prisoners continue to suffer.  I am trying very hard to remind those closest to me that Christmas, and every single day of the year, is about giving to the poor, like Jesus commanded us to do.  If you already practice this, God bless you.  If not, I invite you to reflect on this important fact, and not perceive Christmas as a time to give, but regard Life as the time to give.  Thank you.


About Noel

I am a person who has realized that the teachings of Jesus are centralized in the genuine care and service of others. I have evolved from fundamentalism to a moderate spiritual approach. I am a reflecting person who has grown to not fear doubt but to embrace it as a means to growth and increasing closeness to God. View all posts by Noel

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