How Almost Missing Christmas Made Me Love Multi-colored Lights!

How Almost Missing Christmas Made Me Love Multi-colored Lights!

Wendy Duke is back with us today! I am so happy to have her join us here at Ask God Today where she is sharing her heart with you. We don’t want to miss what she has to say. When Wendy speaks…people listen!!

How Almost Missing Christmas Made Me Love Multi-colored Lights
by Wendy Duke|
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I’ve always hated multi-colored Christmas lights.  I can’t explain why, really.  They just seem … juvenile, or maybe tacky, or just out-of-style. The snobby me would drive past a house lit up like a box of jelly beans and turn my nose up a little.  How tacky. How unrefined.

But last December changed the way I look at Christmas.

My family spent the three months leading up to Christmas Eve in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, where celebrating the birth of Christ is just a novel American trend and carries as much spiritual meaning as Frosty the Snowman’s magic hat.  But in December, the local mall started inexplicably playing instrumental holiday music over the PA system.  One evening, as we climbed  out of our tiny Asian car in the parking garage, all four of us stopped in our tracks and gasped when (more…)

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