Merry Christmas, dudes and dudettes!
I guess there’s a lot to be joyful about Christmas. And there is. And for a lot of people, we love Christmas.
But some people, well, don’t.
The people who don’t like Christmas are usually labeled as “bad guys”. (Grinch or Scrooge, anyone?) But lots of times, there’s a lot of hurt associated with the holiday season.
Christmas can be really sad for a lot of people. Confusing family situations, loss, or change can make Christmastime excruciatingly hard for a lot of people.
Maybe this year you want to enjoy Christmas, but it just isn’t happening. There’s a lot of sadness or anger or hurt with this year.
Christmas can’t be perfect some years.
But it can always be enjoyed some.
I want to share a couple things everyone can enjoy this holiday season, even if you know yours is going to pretty much suck.
And if you’re going to have a good Christmas this year, THAT’S AWESOME!!!! Enjoy it to the highest!!! But please don’t forget about the people who are hurting this Christmas. Send them a card. Shoot them a text. Don’t let them feel alone.
Please don’t. It only takes a few minutes to give someone hope.
Are you padawans ready to begin this list?!
1. HALLMARK HAS 36 PANCAKE FLIPPING CHRISTMAS MOVIES COMING OUT THIS YEAR
Is this excessive? Yes. Will they all be really cheesy and predictable? Yes. Will I watching every single one of these? YES.
Also but I don’t really know why I even mentioned this point because everything Hallmark has made for the last two years has been absolute garbage. Whyyyyyy can’t we have more like A Christmas Melody or A Princess For Christmas or A Crown For Christmas??
(cry cry cry RIP) BUT, last year’s (or sometime that was not long ago) Hallmark Hall Of Fame movie Christmas Train was literally THE BOMB.COM and has become a living legend in our house. #ILoveChristmasTrain #HallmarkComeBack #ILiterallyWatchedThisToday
2. Michael Buble’s Christmas Album
You can complain all you want. THIS is Christmas music. I love this album so much XD XD XD
#AndNotAshamed It’s so Christmasy and fun and perfect. It’s got so many great songs and it’s perfect to listen to when you need a Christmas boost!
(I’d put the link here but I don’t really feel like it. Go look it up on YouTube. It’s there.)
3. CLASSIC AND NEW CHRISTMAS MOVIES!!!!!
^^^ I’m just kidding DON’T WATCH THIS MOVIE!! For crying out loud people stop romanticizing this movie it’s weird and not really that funny at all. My parents liked it
(of course) but I did not like this movie. I really hope it doesn’t become a tradition XD XD XD
(Also, this movie has like a lot of bad language so we watched it with the salty words edited out. But like still I hate this movie.)
FINE! I don’t care if you’ve got the entire firing squad charging me. I don’t like this movie.
Wow. This post got dark. And opinionated. #help
But I LOVE CHRISTMAS MOVIES!!!! (As Libby May can attest XD) I love to watch a lot of the “classics” and also allllll of the new ones that come out every year! Do a little research. There are literally SO. MANY. little Christmas gems that you can watch and are so fun!!!
4. This Blog!!!!
I know. This is quite lofty of me to think that this blog will be enough to brighten your Christmas season. But if anyone can do it, I can.
(Did anyone ever tell you that I’m very humble?)
I’ll try to post at least once a week now
(and if I get ambitious twice a week) and hopefully bring you a laugh or two this holiday season. (Because I really am not helping anyone any other way. I see all my friends doing these helpful Christmas blog posts with DIY gift ideas and cool Christmas posts and I’m just over here like, “LOL I hate A Christmas Story.” #BahHumbug #SorryNotSorry #IStillLoveChristmasTrustMe)
5. The Real Reason For The Season
Look, guys. I just came out of a few Christmases that were really hard. And for a little while, they almost made me hate Christmas, just because it hurt so bad. But the thing that made Christmas joyful, hopeful, like something I could still celebrate, was this.
Guys, He came to Earth and died!! For ME!!!!! And YOU!!!! Jesus gives me this eternal hope that no matter how awful Christmas (or any other time of year) gets, HE still won. And because he did, I won. And I can have a joy that goes past a little holiday happiness. I can have Christmas JOY that lasts all year around.
I hope you guys were able to get something from this. (And if not just blast me in the comments for hating A Christmas Story.) But I hope I was able to bless some of you who are gonna have a little bit more rough Christmas this year.
Love you guys!!! See you soon!! May the Force of Christmas be with you!!!
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