Have you made a list yet of what you want for Christmas?
Time is running short, so if you want to submit your list to Santa, you’d better get cracking!
Maybe you want some jewellery, a designer handbag, or a trip to a tropical isle?
Or perhaps your tastes run more to tools for your workshop, some custom bling for your car, or season tickets to see your favourite sports team play.
The kids in your life are probably way ahead of all of us and already know what toys and games they’d like.
As for me, after years of watching the historical British TV drama “Downton Abbey,” I’ve come to appreciate the benefits of having staff.
The size of staff required to keep a stately home like the fictional Downton Abbey running a century ago was considerable. They needed maids, cooks, valets, butlers, chauffeurs, and gardeners.
But the position that intrigued me most was that of footman. They seem to be so useful, able to turn their hands to any task around the house.
I really think I need a footman!
Or maybe, if I had to ask Santa for just one, a chef would be the better choice?
But really, I’m asking the wrong question. I should be asking: do I want to serve or to be served?
For Christians, there’s only one right answer:
It’s to serve others.Read more