As we head into the holidays, we have the time and space to think upon all of the things that truly matter in our lives: our families, friendships, careers, communities and all of the blessings we have received this past year.
The greatest gift we can give and receive is a generous heart and a joyful spirit. Even in the most difficult circumstances this still can be true. As my parents were sharing with me, “it’s who you spend your time with at Christmas that truly matters.”
One of the great traditions I enjoy at Christmastime is watching A Christmas Carol. The main message is no matter what your successes and disappointments this past year, it’s the relationships that truly matter.
As Ebenezer Scrooge says, “I will honour Christmas in my heart. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach.”
God bless us, everyone…
I wish you glad tidings,
Alan and the CareerJoy team