|Merry Christmas and all blessings to you and yours!|
Twinkle McJingle's Holiday Guidelines
- Holidays are supposed to be fun. Schedules should be flexible. No hurrying or frustration. Perfectionism is a holiday no-no. That work-of-art wrapped gift that will be torn apart within seconds. The house is clean enough already--if guest or family judges--what grinches! Kids are always lovable (that's kind of a tough one when they are tired, cranky, and stubborn--but you know its true.)
- Cut your schedule in half, right now. Avoid OCD--Overwhelming Christmas Details.
Chillaxin' for Christmas
- Go to your place of faith. Mindfulness of the highest order is spiritual gratitude and
Joy! The Lord has come!
- Stay hydrated and eat something healthy every hour. It is called cold and flu season
Pick the pear from the partridge's tree.
- Be generous--with the things money can't buy. The holidays are very emotional, all the sensory stimulation of the past: joy, grief, humor, difficulties. Forgive for awhile, you'll be happier and feel like you are in control of life--as the judge of the offender, you declare the malfactor to a sentence of magnanimous
|The greatest gift is love.|
5. Laugh with the little kids at nothing in particular. Guffaw when things are great and someone tries to be clever. Chuckle when things go wrong in an I-Love-Lucy way. Snicker asyou tell a few jokes. (MzTeachuh's Cheesy Jokes for Christmas http://melanielinktaylor.mzteachuh.org/2016/12/cheesy-jokes-and-serious-thoughts-about.html might help. Woodstock always laughs at my jokes.
6. Be rested. Make sure everyone is rested. Sleep in heavenly peace--you can even nap in heavenly peace!