Advent Calendar Day 19

Today was another day of no gifts in the pockets--instead we thought about what a gift we've been given in our families, and in the gospel. We talked about it at church, and I tried to bring that home, too. We also really enjoyed singing lots of Christmas hymns at church--this is my favorite Sunday of the year by far. I even played my flute in sacrament, which always has me a little nervous, but it went well. I just love the focus church can bring back into the season--this time of year really is all about being grateful for the gifts Christ gave us--the chance to bs born, learn, make mistakes, repent, and ultimately, hopefully, return to live with Him again. I am so blessed.


*Aliese* said...

I agree. The Sunday before Christmas is definitely my favorite Sunday as well. Christmas programs are always so put together so well! I must admit though, I was a HUGE fan of all the congregational hymns (there were four yesterday) accompanied by both the organ AND piano. The chapel was literally FILLED with music.

gilian said...

I wish I'd known about the flute playing. I really miss hearing my kids make music.

May I add a wish to my Christmas list?