It hit me today that I have what I can only describe as the holiday blahs. I’m not depressed…  just not real excited about anything. I feel like I am just going through the motions and doing what needs to be done, but I don’t have a whole lot of umph right now.

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I don’t have the money in the bank that I would like to have to give to the ministries I always want to give to this time of year. I feel like my time is strapped to the back of own three little elves and that means I cannot serve the ministries like I would like to either.

I have noticed the blahs in a lot of friends lately, too. Some are coming to grips with the fact that yet another year has past that did not go quite as expected, others are dreading spending the holidays without a loved one for the first time, and other have financial or relationship strains that make this time of year less than jolly.

I really have no reason for the blahs. I am married to the best hubby in the world, as far as I am concerned. My kids are healthy and happy. We have a house, food, love, and all of our needs (and some of our wants) are met.

But the blahs were still there.

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