Second Week of Advent : Holiday Values: What Would You Rather Do? *

20Not everyone feels the same about holiday baking or decorating or the value of attending The Christmas Carol.

Before you make another list for the next 20 days, stop and clarify your holiday values so you can invest your precious time and resources in the places most meaningful to you.

In my Christmas workshops, I ask the attenders to rank the following values 1-10.  Try it and see if you can identify what is really important to you. Avoid “all of the above” and really rank them. You might be surprised!

Important disclaimer:  There are no right values, just yours!  Answer what you know is true, not what you think you should answer!

Please rank these values in order of importance to you

Christmas is…

___A time to celebrate with my immediate family

___A time to celebrate with extended family

___A time to celebrate with friends

___A time to go to special events

___A time to decorate my home and/or be creative

___A time to prepare special Holiday foods

___A time to give gifts to those I love

___A time to help the needy in the community

___A time of spiritual renewal

___A time to kick back and relax

tree-cutting-2016

Tree cutting with my family is a high value!

When you’re done, if applicable, ask your spouse or significant other to also do the exercise.

I am now able to forego baking cookies and use the time to celebrate with my friends.  Much more enjoyable 🙂

Once you know what you really want to make time for, be sure and do just that!

Hope for the best,

Tish

A new giveaway raffle  for Getaway with God, includes a Vera Bradley travel bag: Enter here.

*Popular post

Advertisements

2 Responses to “Second Week of Advent : Holiday Values: What Would You Rather Do? *”


  1. 1 Mary Nelson December 5, 2016 at 6:18 PM

    another great tidbit! Your bookmarks arrived today! I will be passing them out this Sunday.

    On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 3:17 PM, Hope for the Best wrote:

    > Letitia Suk posted: “Not everyone feels the same about holiday baking or > decorating or the value of attending The Christmas Carol. Before you make > another list for the next 20 days, stop and clarify your holiday values so > you can invest your precious time and resources in” >

  2. 2 Letitia Suk December 5, 2016 at 6:20 PM

    Great! Thank you so much, Mary!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s





%d bloggers like this: