“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.”
The sights and sounds of the holiday season often bring back memories of simpler times and carefree childhoods, leaving us longing for Christmas past. And while it's important to make an effort to stay mindful and present during the holidays, a little nostalgic reminiscence can help remind us of how rich and fruitful our lives have been, and of all the meaningful relationships we've made along the way. This week, set aside some time for activities that remind you of holidays of the past; watch a favorite Christmas movie, take a sleigh ride through the snow, bake your grandmother's famous sugar cookies. Whatever the activity, cherish the memory attached to it and embrace the spirit of childhood. Happy Holidays!
“It was November--the month of crimson sunsets,