Small rant... I went shopping the other day and could not find a single nativity scene gift bag. There were snowmen, gnomes, reindeer and of course thousands of santas, but sadly, a manger scene was nowhere to be found.
I'm always looking for ways to point to Jesus
We are attending a business Christmas party and I simply wanted to bring the required white elephant gift in a nativity gift bag. Amongst all the "happy holidays" and winter wonderland themes I struggled to even find the words "Merry Christmas" etched into a sack.
It was more than disappointing. It was down right disturbing. We shouldn't have to drive across town to Hobby Lobby to find the true meaning of Christmas represented
Although I do love Hobby Lobby and don't mind driving to support a Christian owned business. That's not the point. The point is this - in a world that wants to celebrate grinches and elves - let's do all that we can to keep Christ in Christmas!
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