Myers Family Christmas -2016

I feel a bit guilty writing this post because I know how incredibly blessed I am. Christmas Day was filled with family, Mother’s cooking, Dad’s stories, lots of (loud) conversation and way too much homemade candy.

2016-12-26_0011Sure, there were a few squabbles to settle, several children were sick, I forgot the apple cider, and the dog wanted to run through the family photos; but it was perfect. Growing up we weren’t allowed to open our eyes during prayer; but as Dad blessed the meal I looked around the table at every bowed head and felt overwhelmed with gratitude. Daniel squeezed my hand while I fought back tears for this…this, is my Peace on Earth.

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A friend surprised us with gift bags full of our favorite things: fine tea, cute mugs, and homemade biscotti.

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Sorry for the “horsey” laugh but she can make me laugh more than anyone in the world. The gut-laugh that starts deep down and leaves you exhausted and feeling ten years younger.

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Grandma always gets the snuggles.

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May you receive the wonderful gift of Jesus and the Hope He brings to all.

 

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