It’s looking that way.
Everything is dazzling this season. Lights and bows decorating the roof lines. Glittery ornaments and little girl dresses in velvet and taffeta. The sweet aroma of apple cider and peppermint. Kitties growing long fur coats. Everything is dazzling, and yet it’s so easy to become stressed out, isn’t it? There’s so much, too much, of everything. I keep counting Christmas letters to write, gifts to wrap and mail, days and hours that never add up to enough…. Yesterday, my husband brought home a bouquet of tulips for me:
Today, they’re reminding me of something. “Slow down,” they’re saying, I think. “Take time to just be.”
Are you staying calm this holiday season? How do you do it?