Letting Go of Perfection, Finding Joy

IMG_20131210_154448_082“Our imperfectly-perfect nativity is set out every year. As I pass by it throughout Advent, I am reminded of that stressful weekend. I am reminded that the busyness  isn’t worth the stress. I remember that peace and joy can be found in the everyday moments, sometimes more so than the pre-planned “magical” ones.”

Read the full, messy, and beautiful story of how my kids helped me to let go of the idea of a picture- perfect Christmas in order to find something richer….

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