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December 3rd, 2012, 01:36 PM
Countrymom4's Avatar Chrystal
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I find myself getting bitter about Christmas......everyone is complaining that people are not spending enough money on them, or they are not buying off THE LIST. All about pressents presents presents !!!

People ask what is the gift you can not wait to give.....hmmmmm LIFE !!
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December 4th, 2012, 08:31 PM
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I know...I get disheartened about all the gifts myself. It's all just too much...
~ Ginger

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb...I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made...My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together...Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. Psalm 139: 13-16

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December 4th, 2012, 09:18 PM
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I completely am in agreement with you! can I be honest....there is a HUGE part of me that feels very un-Christian binging on all this Christmas/holiday spending. It just doesn't seem like this is what CHRIST would have wanted us all to do on HIS birthday. Granted, I do buy in a bit and do celebrate and give gifts in this fashion but I strongly dislike that mad dash to aquire all the best and put oneself in debt. That is not CHRISTMAS...and it's refreshing that you feel that way....
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December 5th, 2012, 07:35 AM
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It gets on my nerves too. Even though we are going to start limiting presents for ourselves, it seems like the list gets bigger every year. Sigh

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