Tuesday, December 14, 2010
All part of the experience
But over time, we develop more traditions, and one of my favorites is tonight. Ever since my friend Tommy came home to Montgomery to lead YoungLife, he and his wife Andrea have hosted a Christmas party for YL leaders at their house. He cooks very spicy and delicious chili - as I am only an hour or so from eating it, I can almost taste it now. Grilled cheese sandwiches. There are the usual delicious Christmas treats. We talk, play games, and just hang out as a leadership team, and I always look forward to it. And then, we always top off the night with our annual viewing of Christmas Vacation.
It's a classic and leaves me in stitches.. Along with Elf and It's a Wonderful Life, it is a must-see for Christmas season. Fortunately, because of our tradition, I don't have to worry about when I'll fit it in.
So, as I head out for Tommy's house, I'll leave you with a quote from the movie: