Christmas Ambivalence

I hate feeling ambivalent at Christmas.  It makes me see myself in an almost Grinch-like way.  I see and can almost taste the joy in the Season.  From the bright lights to the decorative trees to festive parties to lots of good food, there is so much external stimuli that shouts joy.  From the “sales” in stores to the carefully chosen presents to the perpetually playing Christmas music, our world shouts joy and gladness. And then there are the family hopes and dreams.  So many commercials with scenes of laughing,… Continue reading Christmas Ambivalence