12/09/2016 by syrbal-labrys
Merry? Or Scary. Your choice!
I don’t believe in meaningless traditions. Traditions are those things for holiday times — or normal times — that give comfort and healing peace. So, like the bedtime rituals of toddlers, designed to make sleep a pleasant thing for all; I feel traditions should serve those who enact them.
We have a lot of traditions here! Decorating the house is a big one for the winter holiday — the winter’s solstice here. It was difficult this year, but now, each evening we sit in the glow of holiday lights and I time my breathing to the ticking of the cuckoo clock till I feel myself back in control. Some people find a bedtime story a comfort even in adulthood. This is a worried season, this might be an answer for you, too?
I am out and about little at this season. I shop well in advance for the small…
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