I want to take a moment to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season.
For most people, it can be a very hectic time of the year. There are parties, friends, and family to fit in our schedule, and before we know it, the warmth and love of the holiday season can pass us by without ever seeing or feeling it. Be sure to take a little time to enjoy the smells, the sights, the lights, and the real feeling of the Christmas season.
When you walk past your Christmas tree, take a moment to smell its branches. Take a look at some of those special ornaments that evoke a memory of when you received them or bought them. Turn off all your lights and let the glow of Christmas lights fill the room as you slowly sip hot cocoa with whip cream and cinnamon on top. Listen to Christmas music as you bake Christmas cookies and cakes– then eat all of it with a glass of eggnog without the guilt of calories. Pour a glass of wine, curl up in a blanket, and watch some Christmas movies with your friends and/or family.
Savor those special moments and enjoy all the things this wonderful season has to offer. Be nice. Give from the heart. Remember, it’s not about things, it’s about love. Eat, drink, and be merry. Be jolly and laugh out loud. Hug a lot. Call your loved ones. Take Christmas spirit into your heart and fill the space around you with love, comfort, and joy.
And for those who have a hard time during the holiday season because of heartache and/or loss, I send love your way. My wish for you is that you can find comfort and warmth during this time.
Merry Christmas, everyone!