The month of December represents an incredible opportunity to make memories! But as everyone knows, it is also a very busy month. So rather than recommend you do more this month, we at Legacy Tale encourage you to actually do less, by deciding what is— and then focusing on— the essentials.
Here is a short list of possible things that are keeping you busy right now. By no means is this complete, but here goes:
With all that is going on, we recommend focusing on the essentials, so you aren’t overwhelmed. The trick is deciding what is essential and what is not. This is a personal decision, so what is right for one may not be right for another.
Start by asking yourself, “What one or two things do I HAVE to accomplish today? What one or two things do I WANT to do today?” Sometimes what we have to do and want to do are the same thing, so asking these questions will give us 1-4 things to focus on that day. Call those the day’s essentials, then focus on them.
With everything that happens this month, it may not be realistic to spend time writing about the happenings and traditions of the Christmas season, so if you don’t get to it, don’t worry. We do recommend having a camera handy to take pictures of all those fun holiday events and traditions. Since writing might not happen until later, here’s a secret that will help:
Use the 3 word trick:
It does take some time to tell your tale, but doing so is time well spent. You and your children will never regret your efforts to leave a legacy of faith.
In closing, food plays a big role in Christmas celebrations. If you’re looking for some great recipes to try, keep an eye out for a blog post next week where we will share some of our favorite holiday meals and treats.
Wishing you a Merry Christmas,
Ben and Hilarie
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