I’ll be writing more on this as we get into the Christmas season…but for now, here are my thoughts on Christmas…
Holidays can get so cluttered with activity. The get togethers, cookie parties, gift exchanges, and all the extra visiting…the shopping, the baking, the decorating. The flurry of activity tends to add more stress rather than focus on the Savior’s birth.
I am not saying those things aren’t fun and they don’t bring us joy- they DO bring families and friends together, but we need to be careful.
We are entering a time of anticipation of the Lord’s birth, and yet we get distracted by things of this world. May this season’s only preoccupation be with the Lord. Be fixed on Him, and not on the worldly details. Satan wants us distracted. God wants us focused on HIM. Which will you choose this season?
Join me on my journey to clear the clutter as I am simply living...for Him! I am a homeschooling mom sharing about my faith, family, hobby-farm life, and Jesus. I am also an author and speaker and love sharing my journey with others- and I am all about keeping it real and authentic! Join me as I seek less of this world and more of Jesus!
Karen DeBeus is a homeschooling mom learning to live more simply and keep God at the center of it all. She is the author of three best-selling homeschooling books and writes at Simply Living for Him. She speaks nationally at homeschooling conventions and recently was a speaker at the Family Bible Conference in Washington, DC. Her passion is to help others clear the clutter from their lives, seek God first, and to encourage women and families to get in the Word every day.
In 2016, she founded the Simply Living for Him Retreat, which is a time of rest and renewal for all women seeking Jesus. She enjoys life on her hobby farm with her husband and four children. Together they are a work-at-home family pursuing a simple life with purpose and, above all, seeking to glorify God in all they do.