You’re not too intense if you can’t totally enjoy the holidays because... you’re distracted by your need to find and manifest your purpose on the planet.
Maybe the days are laced with more than a little overwhelm as you navigate the missing of what once was, or the ache for who is no longer here.
Have empathy and compassion for those who are less fortunate than yourself. After all, holidays should highlight gratitude, love and unity above all else.
With my newfound perspective, and remembrance of how lonely and desolate life can be without our love, we bribe the kids with cups of tea and cartoons, and submerge ourselves in our love renewed. As it always will be. As it always has to be. As I will ever keep it. Untattered. Unbroken. Buoyed ...
For the sake of my kids, and for the sake of my sanity, I brushed a lot of emotion under the table, but it's catching up with me now. I know I still have a long way to go. I know I have a lot of work to do to really start to feel 'normal' again.
What would make me think America was truly exceptional? If one of its vainglorious political, civic or religious leaders would have stood up and said, “In light of the fact that so many of our fellow citizens are living in poverty this season, I propose that instead of giving one another lavish ...