If you are enduring heartache, if you are an essential worker who put your life on the line for your community, please allow me to wrap my arms around you with the most sincere virtual hug.
All this has been happening, not instead of COVID, but within COVID times.
Your Holiday Quiz Score 1 point if you…
Didn’t lose someone you love this year.
Have someone that loves you.
Have more than enough food to eat.
Have a place to call home.
Can have a hot shower whenever you want one.
Can heat your house adequately over the winter.
Have access to Zoom or the like to stay in contact with those you love.
Don’t have a life-threatening illness.
Have people and resources that are willing to help you.
Have not lost your job this year.
Have enough money to buy ‘extras’.
Don’t need to use the food bank.
Have an able body.
Do not suffer from a mental illness.
If you have not been hospitalized this year.
If you believe in something more powerful than yourself.
If you can help COVID numbers by staying apart.
If you have a community you love.
If you had the ability and learned something new this year.
If you have someone you can talk to about your feelings.
If you can get outside in the fresh air often.
If you read Steph’s e-news. ; )
I hope you collected a stack of points! Take them, cherish them and let us all try hard to make the most of this unusual time by creating new memories, cherishing old ones, helping where we can and making peace with what is.
Happy Anyway and Merrier New Year, Steph : )