Once upon a time, many moons ago, Pachunka
asked me, "What is love?" I'm not sure the kind of answer he was expecting, but he received the following response:
Pretend that you're hungry. Really, really
hungry. Famished. You come home after a long day at work and fix yourself the most perfect sandwich ever. It's the sandwich to end all other sandwiches -- made from the freshest of materials, exactly to your specifications. Just as you're about to take the first bite, your significant other comes through the door and mentions how good the sandwich looks. You then give away your sandwich away without a second thought. This
The holiday season provides an opportunity for people to reflect on, and be thankful for, the good things in our lives -- health, family, friends and success. But after a conversation with a good friend, I've come to believe that the "reason for the season" is to see the love that's around us all the time. It's about recognizing the warmth, comfort, and joy brought about by the people and elements in daily life.
- Love is the person who holds the elevator
- Love is the fleece blanket on a cold winter night
- Love is the sound of the crowd cheering after a home-run
- Love is the smile that needs no explanation
- Love is the call that's always answered
"Merry Christmas" and "happy holidays" are sentiments echoed throughout the month of December. They're greetings used at holiday parties, phrases said to strangers in passing, and terms etched inside millions of holiday cards. But when I say them here, please know that my versions of "Merry Christmas" and "happy holidays" are said with sincerity and love.To all my deviantART friends,
Merry Christmas and happy holidays! I hope your 2012 is full of only good things, and that you're able to find love around every corner and in every sandwich.
P.S. - Should anyone feel like sharing, please feel free to chime in with your own versions of, "Love is..."