December 9, 2011
13th Day of Advent
16 Days ’til Christmas
Today, our MERRY-MAKING splits
us up. The girls set off with a few
good friends for a holiday MOVIE,
while the boys embark upon a living
room LEGO-building contest royale.
BE MINDFUL, then, of what you see
and hear and feel and think today.
So that when we come back together
as a family tonight, you can DEFINE
and ACCOUNT for all the ways
you’ve witnessed or encountered
what we call THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT.
Today I had fun with fonts as I reminded the kids to be mindful of “The Christmas Spirit” all around them. We’ll ask them to write down a list of actions, feelings, things, and ideas that embody “The Christmas Spirit” tonight before bedtime.
Here’s how the Shadowbox insert looked this morning:
And here’s how the Advent Shadowbox looked from afar: