For Christmas the kids aren't getting a bunch of toys (which they never really do...), and they ARE getting a pet! Our very first pet, with fur. That's much different than one that has a lifespan of approximately 3 months.
He's going to stay at the shelter until it's closer to Christmas. But I can hardly wait.
Lord, thank you for making pets, and that we can have one.
I pray that this new little friend will bring even more joy to our home and be a blessing.