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Christmas Day 2011

Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. ~Calvin Coolidge

Another Christmas has come and gone. As always, it was a joyous time shared with family and extended family. There were presents and a communal meal. We shared, we laughed, we reminisced, we honored those who had passed and were no longer here, we talked of the dreams we have for our futures.

Most of all, we loved each other, we loved each other despite our flaws, despite the many mistakes we had made over the years, despite our shortcomings. We loved each other because we are family. It is my understanding that not all families are as close as we are. We had the gift of my parents. We loved each other because my parents raised us to respect our siblings, respect other people, to forgive, to forget transgressions. We loved each other because our parents taught us to love. They taught us to love by modeling loving behavior, loving behavior to each other, to us, to friends. We are able to love because they first loved us.
Thanks Mom and Dad. I love you!

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