Holiday cheers for Winter Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Soyal, Yalda, Toji, Newton’s Birthday and Yule!
The holidays have been tough on those of us who are responsibly quarantining for the safety of our communities. Even as a quieter person, I miss the bright lights, the music of the carols and the festive atmosphere.
I perused some pictures from my older travels and brought together some very colorful Christmas-y photos for you. Enjoy!
We are not living in good times. This is a fact.
The news shows us warnings of great political instability. The veil, that hid injustices, is being lifted to show our ugliness. Families are distanced, not merely physically by the pandemic, but also emotionally along polarized politics and ethics. There is valid frustration against those who are not taking the situation seriously and complicit in spreading the illness.
But this Christmas is not about winning the battle. It is about holding down the fort, with faith, that reenforcement will soon arrive. It is about holding the line of defense. It is about not falling.
It is about surviving.
I end my thoughts this with this cute photo –
Stay tuned for Part – II : More Christmas-y Pictures & Thoughts.