Merry Christmas!

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” ~ Charles Dickens

It is always bittersweet when Christmas Day finally comes. All the excitement and anticipation has led up to this day and then suddenly it is done. We have to wait another three hundred plus days for it all to start again.

It isn’t just the preparation or the hustle and bustle, but the joy, the magic, the kumbiya that comes with this time of year. For a couple short months it seems like all is right with the world, even when it may not always be so.

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There is a tentative peace. Everyone is friendlier, and all around happier. People seem more willing to help, and not be shut up in their laptops and iPhones. Where families and friends reunite and love for all beings everywhere is spread.

It truly is the most magical time of year. Where adults are kids, and children believe that all is possible, because it is.

As Dickens’ says it is a feeling that should be felt all year. Not just when we get swept up in the moment and the hype of the Christmas Season, but carry the joyful exuberance, and love in our hearts year round. That is what makes Christmas so special.

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Merry Christmas! And Happy Holidays! I hope you all have an amazing joyful and loving day!

How are you spending the Holiday? What do you do to keep the feeling alive all year? 

 

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  1. Great pictures and beautiful thoughts!
    I challenged myself to take on “adventures in volunteering” in my local area. It’s opened my eyes and keeps my heart focused on others and not myself- being a writer is easy to become too introverted.
    I loved it so much, and didn’t get to as many places as I wanted to in 2017, that I’m carrying it on in 2018. I’ll continue blogging about it too!

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    1. Awe thank you so much for such a sweet comment!
      That is awesome! Good for you!
      It really is! I always try to go to coffee shops, when I write, just to get that interaction, it can be awfully be lonely.
      That is great good for you! I can not wait to read about it!:)💗

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  2. Wouldn’t it be amazing if it could feel like Christmas all year round? Oh, to dream! However, can we PLEASE talk about how AMAZING you look in that photo? You beautiful woman! Love that dress and those heels and your hair and…..yes. Just yes. Hoping you and yours had a fantastic christmas ❤ ❤

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    1. It really would be! Awe thank you sweets! You are way to kind! This just made my day (as I reply to this in yoga clothes because I have succumbed to the creeping crud again! Lol) awe thank you! We really did! I hope YOU had an amazing holiday beauty!💗

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