I am also making my Momma's fudge and the fudge that I always made for my kids, I guess they will call it their Momma's fudge. They are different but they both share with the next generation the love of a Momma for her wee ones that all to soon become Momma's and Daddy's to their own and even their own grands..... I am making my Momma's English toffee that for the most part I rarely have ever made because it was a dish that my Momma made with one of my Sisters and she made it to share with all of us for many a year but as she can't eat it any more she rarely makes it. I think that I make it now to remember the love I saw my Sister and my Momma share and it makes my heart happy to embrace that memory as it cooks away. I will finish up with My Momma's divinity that now may actually be the recipe of my Other Sister's mother in law, The feeling is the same and the memory in tact but the recipe is just a little better and change and tweaking is a family trait, don't you know.
I don't think the exact recipe is always the most import in the end, but it is the recipe of love shared that is the true secret recipe and the love shared to a new generation. I pray you are enjoying your family traditions. I pray that the Lord Jesus is the center of those traditions. If not he can be and he will gladly embrace you into his family. The season of Christ's birthday is upon us and you could worship him in love and believe. He is always there awaiting you with open arms and he awaits with anticipation the day you will come into his arms. Nothing more wonderful than the arms of a loving parent. We all can remember the love of those arms but the loving arms of Jesus are so much much more. Today you can embrace him and believe, and think of the memories and traditions that would begin for your generations to come .... tomorrow.