December 5, 2015: The joy of giving.
I love giving gifts. It’s one of my favorite things about the holidays. I love going to the mall during this season and seeing all of the decorations and lights. I love getting a peppermint flavored coffee as I stroll hand in hand with my husband window shopping.
I love finding the perfect present for my family and friends. I love the joy in their faces as they receive the gift. The world needs more of that. Joy.
No matter how much I wish I could drastically change the world and spread happiness to others on a mass level, I understand that it may be a tad unrealistic. So I’ll be thankful that I can spread joy to those close to me and maybe to the random person I pass by. Whether it’s holding a door open or buying someone a cup of coffee, I want to be a light for them this holiday season. After all, gifts don’t always come in the form of a physical item. Sometimes a smile does just fine.