Awakening a Keen Observer

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Hello again

Albuquerque NM Ah
It is a beautiful December day. Christmas is coming. Well Ya. You can tell that by the crowds at almost every store. Need this--want that--

Most of the time it is want not need that drives Christmas shopping. We have just moved and are re-gifting ourselves things we find as we unpack a lot of boxes.

So far we've re-discovered some books, some clothes, some silverware, some ---
yup some things we had stored in our house. It was a great house it had a lot of closet space and built in drawers and cupboards...alas when one is moving...that's not always a gift. Things can disappear in those spaces until movers, crassly I'll say, unearth them.

We look at all we have and realize we don't need anything. A warm hug and greeting is all we need.

This year John's mom is coming to share Christmas with us. She'll be with me from the 21-25th and then travel to see John. (His church is in Raton- Mine is in ABQ) Both she and John will be back here on Tuesday the 28th by train and he will stay for several days here over New Year.

So what do I need... want?
Children to be filled with love from others
People to share their knowing God's love
Materialism to dim and sharing to grow
Hope to spread
Water for the thirsty and food for the hungry and shelter for the homeless
Reconciliation for the brokenness in relationships
Honesty and integrity to grow

Happy Christmas

God abides
Bobbie Giltz McGarey