You may have watched the video I posted last Monday about Advent Conspiracy; a conspiracy, a challenge, to do Christmas differently, to buy less and give more.
Adrian and I have found so much joy in “doing Christmas” like this!
Giving creative gifts that mean something, giving relationally, and spending less. It’s way more fun this way!
In case you’ve been looking for some gifts with meaning, I thought I’d share a few ideas and resources:
Our dear friends, Jon and Jolene, are in the midst of their second “paper pregnancy”, the intense (and very expensive) process that will lead them to the eventual adoption of their second child from Ethiopia. They are doing two great fundraisers that come perfectly in time for Christmas:
How fabulous is that???
Very fabulous, I think :)
I will leave you with a little more inspiration, in case these ideas weren’t inspiration enough.
The explanation as to why you might consider “doing Christmas” this way: