Christmas can be a time of great joy and fun, for family and friends, for Santa and presents, for contemplation and prayer. But for some, it can be a time for sadness, for people who are no longer with us, for a holiday spent alone, for worry about finances.
For all of us, no matter what our circumstances, we can find solace in this very moment, the one we are in right now. If we can take a step back from the stories in our minds, the worries in our heads, the sadness in our hearts, -- breathe deep, and open ourselves to the potential in each moment. Then perhaps we can remember that each moment has the capacity for goodness and love, for forgiveness and healing, for possibility and hope. The past does not write the future, you do.
Merry Christmas and Love to everyone.
“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” ―Edna Ferber
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