27 December, 2005

Post-Christmas Post


Did you have a good Christmas? I hope so. Ours was great. We sang songs and ate food and played games and made gingerbread houses and read the Bible and watched movies and laughed a lot. To tell the truth, I expected this Christmas to be difficult. But instead it was one of the best I have ever had. Of course, I still missed my family and all of the familiar home-y-ness of the holidays. Having that taken away, however, allowed me to focus more on Christ and the true meaning of Christmas. That sounds cheesy, but in some indescribable way (and only by God’s grace), I think that right now I love God as much as, if not more than, I ever have, and that has given me more peace and joy than I could have hoped for.

Currently listening to: Ben Folds Five- Whatever and Ever Amen

6 comments:

Matt Mikalatos said...

Alexis--

Two things... my favorite Christmases, I think, are my overseas ones, too, and for the same reasons you describe.

And, also, I love that Ben Folds Five album, except for the song about the girlfriend who takes his sweater which gets stuck in my head and involves a lot of cursing at said girlfriend. And for some reason I inexplicably love the song "Smoke" on that album.

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sarah may said...

oops, sorry that's me above not lily adams...my bad...

sarah may said...

technical problems...

Ok, here's my real post:

Maybe I'm off here, but the guy in your top photo looks an awful lot like my friend Tim from Echo Summer project. Any chance that it's him? If so, tell him Tigra says hey!

If not, boy he's got a look-a-like!

Alexis said...

yep, it is the same Tim. About a week ago I figured out that he knew you- sorry I didn't get around to telling you!

 

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