No doubt there are plenty of dogs being purchased as a gift leading up to Christmas. The Dogs Trust will be telling us again that a dog is for life not just for Christmas. Yet even the hardest heart would find it difficult to resist this little beauty. Maybe gifts like this one remind us that the message of Christmas isn’t for one day of the year but keeps on giving. It was a few years back that the church ran with the strap line “Jesus is for life, not just for Christmas”.