Thursday, December 11, 2014

Day 78 - December 11, 2014

Adelyn was putting an ornament on her Advent calendar a few days ago and we were counting the days left until Christmas when I said, "Only 16 days until Christmas.  Oh boy, we still need to get a present for Daddy."

Adelyn: "It's not Daddy's birthday.  It's baby Jesus' birthday."

Me: "You're right.  Does baby Jesus need a present then?"

Adelyn: "Yes!"

Me: "What do you think baby Jesus would like for Christmas?"

Adelyn: "How about a teddy bear to make him happy?"

Me: "That's a great idea!"

It's been such a joy to see her love for Jesus grow this holiday season.  Our sweet Addy Grace makes me detour on the way to and from preschool so that we can pass at least one nativity scene.  She makes us walk through the neighbourhood several times a day to see all the Christmas decorations.  She points out every Santa, snowman, penguin, and candy cane we pass, but nothing makes her face light up more than when she sees baby Jesus.

"Mommy, take my picture with baby Jesus!"


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