Is anyone else hating the holidays already. Im alone and hate it. I dont think I have ever disliked the holidays as much as year. I just want someone to share and spoil during the holidays. I guess thats my christmas wish.
Keep that wonderful spirit jailene... My favorite is Chesnuts roasting on an open fire.. dont know the actual title but its my favorite.. although I dont get the snowflakes or have the fire.. I do enjoy the spirit.. best wishes to you and your family.
Winter Wonderland, the Aretha Franklin version (my daughters and I wear it out), ,or anything out of the nutcracker. I build a fire in the fireplace, make cocoa or tea, sit on the couch, watch the snow fall outside, feel the warmth of the fire on my feet (usually propped up on the dog, lol) and listen to the Nutcracker over and over while my living room blinks gently from the lights on the tree. The kids are in bed, and I sit there and think to myself, wow, this would be amazing to share with someone....... besides the dog......... lol
The holidays are a little difficult for me. My life has had some similarities to the book of Job the past few years, but I still hold onto faith and have great hope for the future. The fire for life still burns bright within me even after the trials and ordeals which I have endured. I have come out a stronger and wiser woman, and am trying to pass on to others what I have observed. I have learned to love while I can, for tomorrow may be too late. That the important things in a successful life are not things at all, but people, love, laughter, kindness, friendship, generosity, joy, peace, comfort and happiness.
If you are lonely, share your life with someone who may be lonely too. Find a homeless person on the street and take them to a local diner to eat, give them a bag of clothes, buy them a pair of gloves,work at the homeless shelter. I read a quote yesterday that is so true..At first I thought that life was joy.Then I learned that life is service.Now I know that service is joy.- anonymous
Jailene, I know what you mean.. although I did not lose my husband the way you did. I too hate hanging the lights and get frustrated and angry when i do all those things I dont feel I should do. I hate that I am the only one doing all the shopping and all the wrapping by myself. But you know what. There is a God up there and he does have a plan for us all... We will all get what we want one day.. But He cant do it all Himself.. He needs our help.. I wish you all a very Happy Holiday, Please dont all be so sad.. It really is a "Wonderful Life" Lets all get together and sing our favorite christmas carol.. What is your favorite?
Its hard being alone during the holidays. I am just grateful to have my family and friends around for support. But if you feel the need to spoil someone i'm always willing- LOL. But i'm not a red head or blonde sorry!
I HATE the holidays too, had some really really awful ones, would love someone to show me how much fun they can be again. So until that time I'm off to Lanzarote with my teenage son for two weeks from 23rd Dec - sun sea and ....... lots of alcohol should help!!!!! Happy Christmas ,,,, Bahh Humbug!
The holidays are hard for me because alot of my friends and family have signifigant others and/or kids. I allways wanted one of those classic x-mas mornings with the cuddling wife watching the kids play with their new presents. I know I'll have it someday, but atm it seems far too far off...
I feel EXACTLY the same way. I think its when I have to go outside and hang the lights on the house by myself. I am of the opinion that its my job to bake the cookies and not my job to hang the lights, lol. I start to get mad, and sometimes I even cry a little, which is sooo stupid, but holidays are all about families, and love and joy, and our family is missing a member................
Go Figure...... I just keep wishing for January, I guess thats MY Christmas wish.