I have always enjoyed the story about the man who watched his wife prepare a ham for Sunday dinner. As she got it ready to go into the oven, he was struck by the fact that she cut about three inches off each end of it.
Growing up, my parents taught me not to discuss politics and religion, because it was best to keep the peace and see the value in the fact that everyone doesn’t possess the same opinion as you do.
You may recall the story about the old fellow who had a routine of walking around the Social Security office, picking up every piece of paper he found. He’d examine the paper closely and say, “No, that’s not it.” He’d then throw it back down.
Each year, we make resolutions to exercise regularly, eat well, and give up smoking and other bad habits. Following these basic rules could cut heart disease risk by 80 percent, diabetes risk by 90 percent, and cancer risk by 50 percent. But, most of us fail to keep our promises to ourselves.
The pandemic has flipped our world upside down but in spite of the ongoing health crisis we have endured, Christmas remains a special occasion all around the world.