Merry Christmas


I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys.  ~Charles Dickens

Until one feels the spirit of Christmas, there is no Christmas. All else is outward display–so much tinsel and decorations. For it isn’t the holly, it isn’t the snow. It isn’t the tree not the firelight’s glow. It’s the warmth that comes to the hearts of men when the Christmas spirit returns again.
-Unknown

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The spirit of giving thanks

“Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.”

~ Edward Sandford Martin


Thanksgiving is upon us… marking the beginning of another holiday season. The holidays are a great opportunity for sharing love and being with friends and family… It is a time of happiness and reflection. Memories and tradition…

So here we are this year, on the brink of holiday frenzy and abundance… please remember there are those who have little to nothing to be thankful for… there are those who simply are… So now I ask all my friends and family to simply Be… Remember charity and lend a helping hand to your neighbor… simply ask and listen for we are all in need of something…


 

 

One Weeks Food Around The World

 

This photographic journey around the world was a feature in Time magazine… the first reaction I had was wonder then next shame… thinking upon the waste…

 

 

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”

~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy

 

I have been a supporter of the WFP for the past couple of years… I believe in

their mission… I encourage all to think about a charity, one which matters to their soul, and join their community as a supporter… Take the first step… We are not perfect… not even close, yet we can try. Pick a charity… even if it be the salvation army outside every store in America… the first step is intention…

 

 

Thanksgiving is possible only for those who take time to remember; no one can give thanks who has a short memory”

 

This Thanksgiving Day, let’s remember what we truly have to be thankful for. Let’s take a good, hard look around us and realize that while we may not have everything we want, what we want is not always what we need…


“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.”

~ Cicero


Thank you all and have a happy thanksgiving…

Lots of Love, Happiness, and health

Enreal