We all know that money is tight right now due to the rising prices of everything. We worry that we will not be able to give the "perfect" gift. Perfect love was already given. We can enjoy giving the stocking stuffers.
When Tucker was in elementary school, the students in his class had their annual Christmas gift exchange. With his grandpa's small pension from the railroad, there was never "extra" money in the purse. So, Uncle Jacob would carefully cut a walnut in half, scoop out the nut meat, and replace it with a quarter before gluing it back together. That simple gift was Tucker's contribution to the Christmas party.
Do you really have to be the star of the Christmas party, giving the coveted present everyone wishes they would receive? Or, could you be the most gracious gift receiver at the party? Blessing the one who gave with appreciation and love?
Watch for my newest Tucker book in late winter, Tucker McBride and the Christmas Present. He has gifts to buy, too, with very few dollars in his wallet. I hope you have a relaxing and blessed holiday season.
If you are in Fort Wayne on December 10, come to Barnes and Noble Bookseller off Illinois Road from 10:30 to 12:30 pm. I will sign the first three Tucker books.