I heard a noise outside the door, I walked to it, opened the door and there was the newspaper, confused I started to read it…
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…I woke up sweating from the nightmare, I was sitting on my couch and I immersed myself in my beloved reality.
Some years the Christmas reality is happier than the others, this year for me some sadness is in the air filling everything with the emptiness left by the people I loved and are no more with me. But still all is real and I will never change it with a fake safe zone. I love reality because I know I can rationally deal with it and I can follow some little Christmas rituals, as setup a family traditional stone carved Nativity, to still feel the presence of the persons who gave me my life and helped me to become who I’m today.
Christmas is the moment to forget the sadness and get ready to reborn being in charge of our own life. It is the moment to find the joy in everything around us and start planning the future with the blessing of the days getting longer.
Christmas is the moment to realize our uniqueness is the most important gift we have, and no matter what the other people will think, is time to appreciate it and to let it grow.
No matter if your uniqueness is a red nose or anything else, there will always be people joking about it and sometime their jokes are essential to realize what is that differentiate us from the others.
Christmas is the moment to ask for gifts, and start to work to deserve them, so we can transform a red nose from a joke to an essential skill to make the world a better place.
Christmas is the time to look at the others with understanding, it is the time to see the good in the people and their good intentions. It’s time to quit to confuse romantic approaches and harassment.
Christmas is the time for joy working all together for a better world and possibly forget bureaucracy if just for a week.
Christmas is also the time to evaluate the year and distinguish who had been nice and who had been naughty. It is time to do it looking at the reality of an year that went by, with the good and the bad moments, and the good at the bad people we found on our path.
Christmas is the time to give gifts and to give coal, and check it twice to understand who really deserves it, it’s the time to make peace with the year that is almost gone and get our minds ready for a new year to be lived at fullest.
May this Christmas bring you joy and the New Year the realization of your dreams.