More Wag, Less Bark

https://i.ebayimg.com/thumbs/images/g/uQgAAOSwFytaIVLx/s-l225.jpgMy favorite Christmas card this year says

Wishing you MORE WAG and LESS BARK this holiday.

Hope your holiday is filled with UNCONDITIONAL LOVE.

This is good advice for every single day of the year, whether or not it is a holy-day. In fact, practicing this well wishing–for ourselves and for others–turns every day, every meeting with an acquaintance, every encounter with a difficult person into a holy day, a sacred space of connecting with another person.
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Scrooge’s Change of Heart

https://i0.wp.com/www.waitsel.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/christmas_carol-12.jpgScrooge awakens on Christmas morning a changed man. This change of heart, change of mind is the result of deep insight. Not just intellectual insight that says, “Oh yeah. Unh-huh. I understand.” but the deep embodied insight that can turn our life around on a dime.
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The Ghost of Christmas Past

https://i2.wp.com/i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/archive/01480/stcitycarol13090_1480523b.jpgThe Ghost of Christmas Past shows Scrooge memories of his childhood and as a young man. Scrooge loved his sister (the mother of his nephew Fred). He loved a young woman, Belle, who rejected him when she realized that money was more important to him than she was. He loved his employer, Mr. Fezziwig, from whom he inherited his business.
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