If you celebrate Christmas, are you doing the holidays larger or smaller this year?
Those that read an earlier post know that Christmas, as I've celebrated it in the past, is not happening this year. So the answer to the question above is, smaller...much, much smaller.
However, this past weekend I received an unexpected gift - not anything that could be put in a box, tied with a bow or put under the tree. Though it came wrapped in a shell of ice and cold it contained a center of warm joy. On top of that it was a surprise and thus,even more special.**
Whatever sadness tomorrow may bring I have this treasure of a memory I now carry inside and for that I am so very grateful.
**And yes, this post is intentionally vague...some memories are meant to be held close.