Today is a day where for one moment, on one day this world collectively seems to unite.

It doesn’t matter where you are, what you look like, what colour your skin is, what religion on you believe in, or what you think policitcally.  Today is a day where we can breathe a collective sigh of relief.

As the year draws to a close we gather together.  We embrace family, friends, memories, and acquantainces new and old.

It’s hard to not enjoy the warmth at this time.  Amid the busy shopping, the frantic scramble to clean houses and ready food…there is a joy that drives us and feeds us and encourages us to love the day.

Today, whatever it is that you carry in your heart negatively, lay it to rest.  Push it aside.  Decide to love.  Decide to hold the hands of your neighbour, walk with the world in celebrating the season.

Celebrate Christmas, remember Jesus, and love the people of the world with abandon.