Today's thought on kindness includes thinking of those around us on Christmas Eve in particular. Typically, each Christmas Eve I attend a beautiful and special service at church with my family. It is one of my most favorite of Christmas memories each year—the incredible sound of traditional Christmas songs coming together as hundreds join their voices and hearts, the message, the acts and mini performances by little children—all make for the most wonderful and love-filled evening.
Is there someone who attends your church who will often take the bus, or will be all alone on Christmas? Why not offer to pick them up in your vehicle and make the occasion a little more merry? If you do not attend church, but have another tradition, why not ask someone who might be alone to join you... you never know how a simple invitation might change that person's view on others, on kindness, on love, and on Christmas.
I would love to know, what is your Christmas Eve tradition?
Images: 01, 08 via popbee by Rodarte | 02, 03, 04, 07, 12, 15 via Campagne Décoration by Christophe Madamour, Nov. 2011 | 05, 06, 10, 11,13, 14 via Campagne Décoration by JO Pesendorfer, Nov. 2011 | 09 Living Etc./House to Home by Kristin Perers