Alex Kuykendall Loving Actual Christmas

Let Love Be The Loudest Voice

I turned my shopping cart down the next aisle and felt a familiar tension creep into my neck. The trees, lights, wreaths, ornaments, candy canes and wrapping paper exploded in green and red. That familiar tension in my neck was one of bracing myself for what was to come: the stress of over scheduling, over spending, over eating. The stress also known as Christmas. The holiday season can be a silent scream in our direction. One we can’t audibly hear, but we know is looming. With every Toys R’ Us advertisement, every commitment on our calendar, every tradition expecting to