A posture for the holidays

One that is more generous, intentional and memorable to others than the mock surprised look you give when opening yet another pair of socks.

Forget the material ‘gifts’, the copious amounts of food and the loud, alcohol filled ‘conversations’ with family for just a second.

That will come, there will still be pudding, I can’t possibly deny you (or me) that.

But before all of it comes an important question worth noodling on:

How can I spark joy in someone else today?