Triodíti's Journal

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Christmas Day

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Monday December 25, 2017 All Day
Annually on December 25

There is much that can be said about this holiday.  The aspect of it that I wish to focus on here is that of goodwill.

This is a time of year when many people reflect on the great love and sacrifices of a man who was born a tiny babe, in a tiny cave in the desert, long ago.  He had humble beginnings, and that sense of humility, of groundedness, stayed with Him all His life.  He gave without stint, without doubt, without expectation of return.  Not having had many possessions in His youth, He learned not to form excessive attachments to objects.  This extended even to people's bodies, because they are, after all, merely physical aspects of that which is eternal in us -- and it was the eternal that He honored and connected to the most.

He set a great example for us all, no matter which path we walk.  Any and all of us can show goodwill toward others, and towards ourselves as well, for we are no less deserving of it than anyone else.  Free your mind, free your heart, and the rest will follow.

In this spirit of goodwill, I wish you all a safe, healthy, abundant and blessed Christmas!

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