I don’t know about you, but for me and my house we have to get into the Christmas spirit. Set the stage–tea or cocoa, a cozy blanket, & our stash of favorite Christmas movies. Christmas doesn’t officially start until we watch: “It’s a Wonderful Life, Christmas Vacation, and Scrooge (the one featuring George C. Scott please)”. These classics never grow old, but with each passing year, I find my eyes welling up with tears. Pull out the hanky (yes I use a hanky because I like living vicariously in the past). Each one of these dramas are from different eras, but they reveal poignant messages that get to the heart of who we are–hurting people living in a carnal system looking for answers. The “spirit of goodness” aka GOD comes to the rescue in the end as HE always does. God is always my savior. Lesson learned– “that’s a wrap” for me. Boy, talk about a shot of adrenaline to my soul.
Christmas 2020 is different of course because of Covid, but I’m beginning to think that there is possibly a bright side to Covid, that GOD is trying to convey to us. Try as we may, we can’t conquer a microscopic virus–no matter what Big Pharma tells us. The real question is what is GOD telling you? Do you hear that still small voice? That’s HIM talking to you! We’ve had a lot of time to listen and think these past 9 months of isolation. What a luxury having time has become in this Covid crack down. I consider that a blessing. Before Covid, when wasn’t I rushed? Prepandemic when could I stop, listen, absorb life? Answer–too far back to even recall. Lock downs forced us to stay confined with family– cooking, cleaning, questioning, arguing, commiserating with. It’s been a time of heightened awareness of each other’s needs, wants, and desires. Sure, it’s been hard, but I hope your eyes have been opened by this experience. We have been given a gift –a gift of truth that will set us free. It is now our choice to choose to live a life that is full of love, compassion, peace, harmony, & joy–in essence it is up to us to choose “A Wonderful Life”.