This holiday season . . .
Disappointing? Create new traditions?
My #OLW for the holiday season is . . .
Instead of bemoaning the missed Ruth family dinner and the contacts with 150+ Baby Ruths, I will savor the time spent writing and posting a note about 2020 on the family site and then joining in the ZOOM!
Instead of stuffing myself with food at the Ruth family dinner, I will savor a leisurely and healthy lunch with a smaller family group.
Instead of rushing from one event to another, I will savor the time between Zooms and add in texts and chats that will extend that sense of community that we have deepened this year.
Instead of “buying, buying, buying”, I will savor the joy and the time well spent on the handcrafted creations that I designed specifically for each of the recipients.
Many emotions are already present as December winds down but I will savor the love and joy of connecting with living friends and relatives near and far as we also begin to plan to meet up in late 2021 and 2022.
2020 will not end the way I would prefer. However, I will choose to SAVOR life and enjoy the interactions that are possible.
What will you choose to celebrate and savor this holiday season? What word or phrase will help you navigate the holidays?
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