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3 hours of driving in Fort Collins to see Christmas lights that is! A fun evening it was. We piled into the Alvarado-mobile and took off around Fort Collins to see a multitude of amazingly decorated homes, including our favorite shown above, the Habitat for Humanity “Lights for Habitat” house.

We also made it to the live nativity at Peak Community Church. It was cold and my kids were tanked, but they were enthralled and I thought Peak did an excellent job, it made me very thankful for my brothers and sisters of that church.

Overall, it was fun night that made me thankful for my family and for how much Jesus has blessed us. It also made me very thankful that we live in a country that still goes a little crazy to celebrate Christmas. Maybe not every house had the same motivation but it stirred me as I prayed with the kids putting them to bed: Jesus coming to us a child in a manger really happened. He came to serve and give His life a ransom for us. He did it willingly. Celebrating this is worth 10 million times the beauty and number of lighting displays that my family witnessed tonight!

Here is the map set (moves from South to North) that I used tonight (big thanks to the Holiday Guide at the Coloradoan!): Christmas Lights Map and Plan


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