On Facing a Blue Christmas
December 23, 2020
Undoubtedly, this Christmas is like no other for each one of us. Looking back on such a nasty year, it is hard to imagine the injustice of not being able to or facing the decision of whether to spend it with our loved ones. As a person who cherishes the memories, traditions and rituals that accompany each holiday season, I feel especially aware of how many people may be struggling. Many of us are facing not just the choice as to how and with whom to celebrate, but how to get through the holidays without a loved one that we have lost this past year.
About twenty years ago, I lost three grand...