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Merry Christmas! I hope this letter finds you filled with joy and excitement for the holiday season. As you may know, my name is Santa Claus, and I wanted to take the time to write to you personally and share some fun stuff about myself.
I’m sure you’ve heard many stories about me, but did you know that I absolutely love milk and cookies? They are a tradition that children like yourself leave out for me on Christmas Eve. You can’t imagine how happy it makes me to see a plate full of warm cookies and a glass of milk waiting for me near the Christmas tree. It gives me the energy to deliver presents to all the boys and girls around the world!
Now, onto a little joke about Santa. Why did Santa go to music school? Because he wanted to improve his “wrap” skills! As you can see, even Santa loves a good pun!
But, Marcus, while it’s fun to talk about presents and cookies, the true meaning of Christmas goes beyond those things. It’s a time to celebrate the birth of Jesus, the Son of God, who was sent to Earth to bring hope, love, and salvation to all mankind. In the Bible, we learn that Christmas is a time to remember God’s incredible gift of grace and to show love to one another, just as He showed us His love by sending His only Son.
This season, I want to encourage you to reflect on the story of Jesus’ birth as found in the Bible. Take time to read the account in the book of Luke, where you can find the amazing details of how Mary and Joseph journeyed to Bethlehem, how Jesus was born in a humble manger, and how angels announced the good news to shepherds. It’s a beautiful story that reminds us of the miracle and love that Christmas represents.
As you celebrate this Christmas, remember to embrace the true spirit of the holiday. Be kind to those around you, help those in need, and most importantly, cherish the time spent with loved ones. The greatest gift we can give is the gift of love, just as Jesus showed us.
Merry Christmas – The Savior is Born!
P.S. As you embark on your Christmas festivities, remember John 3:16 – “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” May this verse remind you of the incredible love God has for all of us.