This year has undoubtedly been an unpleasant one for many.
Saddled and inserted with the ills of natural deaths and disasters, enveloped in the Covid 19 pandemic and other localised incitements.
In addition to the Covid 19 induced lockdown, almost every individual witnessed personal lockdowns in both homes, personal lives and work places., ranging from financial, social to emotional lockdowns.
We have all had our share of 2020. Nevertheless, we were given grace by God to be among the living today. Therefore, having a grateful holiday season is of topmost vitality.
What then is essential this holiday season?
Being grateful for the gift of family and special friends! Despite the raging discomforts of the pandemic in so many homes, it sure did bring a closeness to the bond of friendship and especially, family.
Spending time with friends and loved ones, and making every moment count is top notch. This season, mending all the loose threads from your relationships’ dress is the first step to a having a wonderful holiday.
Out there lies Covid 19’s claws, craving a face to give a defacial scratch. Hence, almost all your activities this season lies at home.
Smile often! Smiling is the best way to enjoy this season. Let every smile start from the heart with the beauty of every experience, no matter how little. Perceive every moment as an opportunity to gladden your soul and wet the dry soil of 2020, smile every worry away!
Enjoy moments and take records and pictures of moments. Reminiscent hilarious childhood experiences with each other. Make each other laugh hearty laughter, catch up with long distance relations, encourage their little or big accomplishments without compromise, support them, if possible.
Try out dishes, even if you’re spending this holiday all by yourself. Watch YouTube videos and learn new recipes, try them out. Allow yourself to make mistakes and try again!
Do all of this bearing in mind you may not have an opportunity like this until the end of 2021.
Satisfy your minds’ longing, it’s been an exceedingly long year, too long to exhaust your short holiday season wastefully.
Watch old movies, the ones you enjoyed as a child, or even as a family. Watch favorite scenes on repeat, while munching on that plate of home made snacks.
Share hugs and most importantly, love. It’s the season to be merry, not just you but everyone deserves the merriment of this holiday.
A smile, as small as it may seem, when shared can brighten lives. Gift old clothes and shoes! Share Smiles! Share Finance! Bear Burdens! And most importantly Share love, for it’s the season!