Thursday, 13 December 2012

Not all Joy

I’m all about joy at Christmas.  This is the time of year when joy should be at it’s fullest.  For those who are suffering through Christmas without a lost loved one, their grief might be at its’ fullest.

If you meet a lady shopping for herself at this time of year, it may be more than just self-indulgence.  It could be the fulfillment of a promise made by someone who is no longer able to follow-through.  It might even be the turning point in accepting the loss of a parent or spouse, or even a divorce.

Exuberance is understandable at Christmastime, but you might add more joy to just one person’s season by respectfully and compassionately helping them commemorate a somber occasion.

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