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present for you and also an important
Peace and Quiet
I will continue my tradition of ending the year’s e-zine broadcast with a few thoughts about peace and quiet, the only Christmas gifts my father ever asked for when I was growing up. Not only that, but my father modeled how to carve out a few quiet moments even with family flurry all around him. I can see him with his legs stretched out, in a living room chair, “inspecting the inside of his eyelids”. Whenever I spied him taking this time for himself, it made the whole house seem cozier, and often, I felt an irresistible pull into the room, to take a few moments myself. After about fifteen minutes of grabbing a little solitude, my father would be up and ready to participate in whatever holiday activity or errand was calling his name.
He and I were the only ones in the house who liked to watch the Yule Log on television, a continuous video loop of the fireplace at Gracie Mansion, NY. It had an accompanying audio of Christmas carols, broadcast on WPIX, Channel 11. (Anyone remember it?). Dad and I would sit in the family room with the lights out, pretending we were by a real fireplace. It was our time for a little peace and quiet.
Find Your Peace
We wait to have peace in our world. Often it seems we wait to have peace in our own lives. Yet, as expressed in the anonymous quote below, we can find peace even in the midst of our present reality. We can find it -- create it -- in the now.
Happy Holidays and may peace take root in your hearts.
A Present For You
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Here's to you,
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