Every year as I think of Christmas past – I remember the best Christmas present I ever received.
This will be my 71st Christmas. In that time I have been given a lot of Christmas presents.
- Some I loved
- Some I pretended to like but really did not
- Some were expensive
- Some were not so expensive
- Some were store-bought
- Some were homemade
- Some shown that the giver had really put a lot of time and love into the gift
- Some looked like the giver had just grabbed something off the shelf at the last-minute
But every year as I reflect on Christmas past there is one gift that stands out to me. It was the best Christmas gift I ever received.
It is also the first Christmas I remember. I was five years old and I believed in Santa Claus. There were two gifts I was hoping he would bring me: a doll and a toy stove with some dishes.
Although I never felt our family was poor…
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