Sunday, December 11, 2016
The True Beauty of The Season
The Christmas season is one of my all time favorite times of the year. I love the colors, the scents, the tastes, the laughter, the elements of anticipation and surprise. I find joy in the happiness of this holiday. But, the most important aspect for me is the true beauty of the season, the love. The love that was born so long ago, that we celebrate during this season. The transforming love that came from one life, one tiny baby, born in a stable. Humility personified. An example of how to live our lives with compassion, non-judgment, and empathy. We celebrate all the good things in life at this time and many of us, seek to find deeper meaning in the way we live our lives at this time of the year. Seeking to be more like Christ. To look past the shopping madness and look inward and in turn, manifest goodness to those we love, to those less fortunate and for those with deep aches in their hearts.
This is what the holiday season is about, the true meaning.
It is a silent sort of morning, sitting next to the wood stove in my rocker, watching the birds outside my windo...