If you’ve been Christmas shopping already, then you know what I’m talking about: crowds. There’s nothing pretty about the crowds at Christmas. People get viscous trying to get the stuff they want. In the midst of this materialistic dream, don’t you think its time we stop to think about what we need?
I think we get confused during this time of year, and maybe just in general, about what we really need. It’s so easy to substitute our wants for needs, and it’s rather easy to let those around us do the same. I’m sure many parents are hearing from their children about their wants right about now. Most of the time I’m convinced that what we really need, we already have. Most of us, especially us in America, are not found wanting much.
So, friends, what do we really need?