A passage not related to Christmas but one that has a message this season ….
Luke 10:40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!” 41 “Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, 42 but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”
At Christmas we worry about many things — food preparations, gifts, decorations, etc … all that has its place but we need to understand a line needs to be drawn and a declaration made that says ….
I’m not going to let anything that will ultimately mean nothing keep me from experiencing what means everything!!
Only one thing is needed …. the PRESENCE of JESUS this Christmas!!