Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Letter from Jesus about Christmas

Posted by Leona and Terry

This has been circulating on the email and internet channels.  "I don't usually forward these things, but...."

It has come to my attention that many of  you are upset that folks are taking My name out of the season.

How I personally feel about this celebration can probably  be most easily understood by those of you who have been blessed with  children of your own. I don't care what you call the day. If you want  to celebrate My birth, just GET ALONG AND LOVE ONE  ANOTHER.

Now, having said that let Me go on. If it bothers you that  the town in which you live doesn't allow a scene depicting My birth,  then just get rid of a couple of Santa’s and snowmen and put in a  small Nativity  scene on your own front lawn. If  all My followers did that there wouldn't be any need for such a scene  on the town square because there would be many of them all around  town.
Don’t worry about the fact that people call the  tree a holiday tree, instead of a  Christmas tree. It was I who made  all trees. You can remember Me anytime you see any tree. Decorate a  grape vine if you wish: I actually  spoke of that one in a teaching, explaining who I am in relation to  you and what each of our tasks were. If you have forgotten that  one, look up John 15: 1 - 8.

If you want to give Me a present  in remembrance of My birth here is my wish list. Choose something  from it:

1. Instead of writing protest letters objecting to the way  My birthday is  being celebrated, write letters of love and hope to  soldiers and others away from home. They are terribly afraid and  lonely this time of year. I know, they tell Me all the time.

2.  Visit someone in a nursing home. You don't have to know  them personally. They just need to know that someone cares about  them.

3. Instead of writing the President complaining about the  wording on the cards his staff sent out this year, why don't you  write to tell him that you'll be praying for him  and his family this year. Then follow up... It will be nice hearing from  you again. 4. Instead of giving your children a lot of  gifts you can't afford and they don't need, spend time with them.  Tell them the story of My birth, and why I came to live with you down  here. Hold them in your arms and remind them that I love  them. 5  Pick someone that has hurt you in the past and forgive him or  her.

6. Did you know that someone in your town will attempt to take  their own life this season because they feel so alone and hopeless?  Since you don't know who that person is, try giving everyone you meet a  warm smile; it could make the difference.

7. Instead of nit picking  about what the retailer in your town calls the holiday, be patient  with the people who work there. Give them a warm smile and a kind  word. Even if they aren't allowed to wish you a "Merry Christmas" that doesn't keep you  from wishing them one. Then stop shopping there on Sunday. If the  store didn't make so much money on that day they'd close and let  their employees spend the day at home with their families

8. If you  really want to make a difference, support a missionary-- one who takes My  love and Good News to those who have never heard My name.

9. Here's  a good one. There are individuals and whole families in your town who  not only will have no "Christmas" tree, but neither will they have  any presents to give or receive. If you don't know them, buy  some food and a few gifts and give them to the Salvation Army or some  other charity which believes in Me and they will make the delivery  for you.

10. Finally, if you want to make a statement about your  belief in and loyalty to Me, do behave like a Christian. Don't do things in  secret that you wouldn't do in My presence. Let people know by your  actions that you are one of mine.

Don't forget; I am God  and can take care of Myself. Just love Me and do what I have told you  to do.. I'll take care of all the rest. Check out the list above and  get to work; time is short. I'll help you, but the ball is now in  your court. And do have a most blessed Christmas with all those whom  you love and remember :


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