Just Say No (Boundaries!) – Holiday Survival Tip #4

As Christmas draws closer the frantic pace of holiday season always seems to ramp up even more.  I know my schedule never seems to slow down during this time.  If I’m not careful my favorite time of the year will fly by and I’ll have hardly taken a step back to take it in and enjoy it.  There are so many parties to attend, so many gifts to buy and wrap, so many decorations to pull out, dust off and put up around the house.  Not to mention getting the Christmas cards in the mail, and ordering those last minute gifts that you pray will make it in on time.   Whew, that’s exhausting!  Rather than getting lost and missing out on the joy of the season, I want to challenge us to practice a very controversial and dangerous word…NO.

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