A Christmas Home Tour

As I decorated my home for Christmas this year, I wondered about how I could also decorate my heart. 

IMG_2417As I made my front porch look inviting and welcoming, do people see me as inviting and welcoming?

treeAs I hung lights on the tree, do people see the Light of the world in me? 

IMG_2504As I gather things for a vignette, do I take the time to gather with family and friends?

IMG_2514As I made my centerpieces, do I make Him the center of my life?

IMG_2538 As I prepared the guest rooms, did I prepare my heart?

IMG_2549As I made the stars for the tree, did I think about allowing God’s word to guide me?

IMG_2535As I thought of using soap for this, did I think about how He has washed me white as snow?

IMG_2557 As I count down the days till Christmas, am I counting down the days till His return? 

IMG_2553 As I searched for the perfect Charlie Brown tree, do I seek His kingdom and righteousness?

As I take the time to decorate my house with garland, lights candles, and ornaments, do I decorate my heart with compassion, kindness, love and joy? 

As we open presents, will I think about the greatest gift of all?

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And when the season is over and I drag the tree off to die in a ditch, will I think about how the Baby who was born in a manger grew up to die on a cross for me?

I really enjoyed decorating this year and allowing God to do some decorating on me. Even though I am finished, I still tweak the decorations, just like God is consistently tweaking my heart! I’m praying you will all have the best Christmas ever!

Merry Christmas!                                                                                               Jayne 

About Jayne

I am a housewife desperate to give my heart and home to the Lord. I like to share with others what the Lord has taught to me. Taking care of my family and home are my passion. I like to craft and decorate and to share the ideas I come across with others. I try to find ways to incorporate crafting and decorating with sharing my faith in Jesus.
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8 Responses to A Christmas Home Tour

  1. Butch Dean says:

    Very nice. Love your porch!

  2. Diane says:

    Your house looks great!

  3. A beautiful home obviously decorated with so much love!….Merry Christmas Jayne!

    • Jayne says:

      Thank you! I loved looking at all you did to your home as well! Absolutely beautiful! Hope you Christmas is full of love, laughter and joy! Merry Christmas!

  4. Jayne says:

    I wanted to say how very much I enjoy reading along as you share your heart … this was a lovely post and it has stirred my hearts desire to serve HIM more in my daily life as well, thank you for sharing with me … a Merry Christmas season to you Jayne, with much admiration from me, Jayne

    • Jayne says:

      Aww, thank you! That was very sweet of you to say. I have to admit that I love to read comments like this because I know God is getting all the glory and the purpose of this blog is being met. It encourages me to keep writing! I pray both of us Jayne’s (LOL) will grow closer to Him and will serve Him daily and not just during “the season.” A very Happy New Year to you.