I just wanted to wish everyone a happy holiday. No matter what religion (or lack of one) you choose to believe or practice I hope you find time in these next few weeks to spend time with those you love and show them some appreciation for what they add to your life.
By showing appreciation I don't mean going to the mall and hunting down some new fancy whatever. Give them your time, or your empathy. Bake a cake, knit a shawl, or just sit and really listen.
If you haven't read The Christmas Box by Richard Paul before, you should try it. It's a beautiful story that I try to read each year to put this season in perspective.
I wish you love and peace.