"All he wants for Christmas is you." A wrapped present with a sprig of holly in the ribbon.
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All He wants for Christmas is you

Have you finished your Christmas shopping? Or are you speedwalking the mall, getting all sweaty in a dire search for the last Sven plushie in the tri-city area? (Not that I know anything about that.)⁣

Don’t worry, it’ll all work out. Always does.

But as you’re checking off that gift list, I suspect there’s someone you missed.⁣


Not down-here Dad. Up-there Dad.⁣

In the chaos of the season, your Heavenly Father is waiting with patient excitement to see what you’re going to give him. But what do you get the guy who LITERALLY has everything?⁣

Fortunately, the answer is simple.⁣

All He wants for Christmas is you.⁣

Not a World’s Greatest Dad mug (although He’s the only person who should ever get one), but the top-of-the-line, 1-of-1 limited edition, full package of your heart—scars, darkness, and all.⁣

It’s the only thing He’s ever wanted. And, bonus, it’s free.

What are you giving Dad this Christmas? What parts of your soul can you present to him in all their sticky, weird glory for him to unwrap and delight over?

“The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” [1 Sam 16:7 NIV]⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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