Wrote this a year ago, but the message still rings true.
Today, I swam upstream in a sea of shoppers. Browsing for the perfect Christmas gift.
Never mind that Christ came as the Lamb of God to Save people from their sins on that first Christmas,
Businesses are glad to Save me a buck this time of year (and spend one too) so long as I…..
- Shop on a particular date
- Use a coupon
- Buy two items to get one free.
- Mail in a rebate
After two hours, and minimum results, I called it a day. I don’t have the shopper gene, and gifts aren’t my love language.
My trash can is full of unread, glossy catalogs and holiday coupons. I delete email advertisements that urge me to “Hurry up and Buy.”
Even charities finagle how to guilt me into year-end giving—tax deductible of course.
I DO LOVE CHRISTMAS, but…
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