This post comes from inspiration gained from Stacey Hutson, of A “Focus” in the Wild (http://www.afocusinthewild.com). Stacey was recently surfing the web and came upon a Holiday House Walk posted by a group of ladies offering a virtual tour of their homes decorated for the holidays. These homes are no doubt beautifully decorated, but as Stacey points out, they leave you with a sense that something is missing.
The homes on display are very… stark…empty… they give the appearance they are not lived in. Not only that, but these homes have been decorated for the “holidays”. Somewhere along these ladies’ quest to decorate for the “holidays”, they misplaced the meaning of Christmas. They have abandoned Christ. After all, He is the reason for the season. Continue reading