To tell you the truth, I hate certain aspects of the holidays. Don’t people have enough stuff already? For me, my wish list is simple – books, books, and more books – and all in Kindle format (our current apartment has no room for physical books). Holidays are the moments marketers dream of to tout the latest tech, clothing styles, fads, deals, etc. But what is the point of collecting more? To get on a TV reality show about people who have too much?
Can we all just be content already?
1 Timothy 6:6–8 (ESV) 6 But godliness with contentment is great gain, 7 for we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. 8 But if we have food and clothing, with these we will be content.
Here is a great article dating back to July 2007 that sums up “stuff” for you.