Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Merry Christmas

How the heck did it slip past so quickly?  There were so many Christmas-y things that I didn’t get to do yet.  I had more Christmas stories to share, and more Christmas treats to give. 
There wasn’t a lot of time to spend with family this Christmas.  Our trip was quite short.  As a consequence, I didn’t take as many pictures, nor did I spend any time on the computer.  So my little blog has been neglected of late.  But, our time spent together was wonderful.  Every time I get to see my family, my heart whispers, “treasure these moments.”  Time together is just so precious.  The older I get, the more precious it grows.
I’m afraid I’m in a bit of a slump today.  It always takes me a bit of time to get back into the swing of things.  I miss my family the most after I have to leave them.
In the meantime, I am grateful for the Christmas season when the world pauses to remember the birth of our Savior.  I am thankful that because of his sacrifice, we can be with the ones we love forever.  That is what makes leaving my family a little easier, knowing that even when we are far apart, our bond is eternal. 
So though it’s a little late, I just wanted to say, “Merry Christmas.”  I hope your Christmas was a special as mine was. 
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  1. Whitney,
    Merry Christmas to you! That navity set is so adorable. And I'm sure you made it, which makes it even more amazing.

    I hope you start feeling better soon! It always hard to be without family. But I'm positive they're missing you just as much as you're missing them!

    I love you!

  2. The days after Christmas are hard for me as well. I'm sure it's so much more difficult to be away from your family at this time of year. I'm so sorry. Your little nativity is so sweet. Would you consider making more and selling them? I would like to buy a couple if so. Just a thought:) Good things ahead for you this coming year. I know it!

  3. Whitney, I totally agree with you - I always get the blues after a visit with family is over. I hope you can bounce back quickly. And I'm in total agreement with Lynley - I have been looking for a nativity set that I love, and I would be willing to pay for this darling one that I'm sure you made! Would I be able to commission one?
    Love you!

  4. I LOVE Love love your nativity scene. Did you make it? It is SO darling!

  5. 1. You are darling.
    2. The nativity set that I'm sure you made is darling.
    3. I'm delighted to see that Voldemort and Aquamarine (clay versions, of course) came to worship baby Jesus.