hello december {CELEBRATE This Week: 219}

I’m glad you are here to celebrate! 

Share a link to your blog post below and/or use #celebratelu to share celebrations on Twitter. Check out the details hereCelebrate This Week goes live on Friday night around 10(ish). Consider it as a weekend celebration. Whenever it fits in your life, add your link. 

Please leave a little comment love for the person who links before you.

I’m writing surrounded by little white lights and fresh balsam. The house is merry and bright. It’s my way of resisting the hustle and bustle of the spinning world. It’s my protest of busy.

I take time to string the lights. We unpack ornaments and hang them one by one on the tree. We giggle and wish and brew tea in the Christmas tea pot. We sit by the light of the Christmas tree and hold hands. 

The longer I’m on this spinning rock called earth, the more compelled I am to be more and do less. This season, I’m choosing to celebrate taking the time to be.
  1. Be Present. I’m challenging myself to be wholly present wherever I am.
  2. Be of Good Cheer. I want others to feel good about themselves and the world when they are around me. It begins by bringing good cheer.
  3. Be Mindful. I am aware of the work before me, as well as the need for fun and rest and relationships. I am being mindful in order to live a more intentional life.
  4. Be Playful. I want to be more playful. Play brings peace. I want to be playful in order to make others smile and laugh and feel good.
Hello December, you are going to be a very merry month.

Thanks for taking the time to celebrate with me. Please share your links below.


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  1. It has been much too long since I have written a celebration post. It felt good to put my thoughts on paper again. I am also sitting here in a quiet house next to the tree and wishing a Happy December to all of you!