Ways to Remember Loved Ones Past and keep our Christmas Spirit Alive

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Merry Christmas to all my friends and followers! May your hearts be full and family be near.

For those of us who are missing loved ones- I Feel You! Holidays can be tough. I’m always looking for ways to bring my parents close without dragging my spirit into the Christmas trenches.

My mother had a green velvet sac she placed a special gift in for me every Christmas. Since she passed, I keep beloved Christmas pictures, cards and trinkets attached to loved ones gone. It’s a nice moment to reminisce and keep them close when I miss them so much.

A kind-hearted OT I have the pleasure to work with, gave me a new tradition this year. Like me, she has lost people close to her. She honors them by lighting a single white candle on Christmas Eve. It reminds me of when my mother and I would light a…

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