All I Want for Christmas

December 26, 2012

So did you get what you wanted for Christmas?  Were all your wishes fulfilled?  Were you ecstatic or disappointed on Monday morning?  Maybe a little bit of both, I know how you feel, for the fifth year in a row I didn’t have a new BMW convertible in my driveway, actually for the fiftieth year in a row I didn’t have a new BMW convertible in my driveway, but hope springs eternal. 

Life often mirrors Christmas in that we don’t always get everything on our list and perhaps the problem lies with our lists. Maybe we have the wrong wants, except for my BMW of course.  And so as we move ahead into 2013, maybe what we really need is to make a new list of wishes. 
I think I’ll skip the BMW and instead wish for a deeper relationship with my Lord, a stronger relationship with my wife, and a more authentic relationship with my kids.  And instead of just wishing I think I’ll put some effort into it as well, that way there’ll be a much better chance the wishes will become reality. 
And just in case you are still shopping for my BMW convertible, crimson red would be nice.  Have a great week and   remember: To see what is really possible, you will have to attempt the impossible.