This question, "am I ready," always gets stuck up there in my noggin. You wouldn't know it. I have become good at simply answering yes. I am literal and I am a thinker. And this combination sucks, big time, especially at a time like this. So my mind races to wonder what you mean versus what I mean and how I should answer. But for Pete's sake, all you are doing is asking a simple Christmas conversation starter. That's all. You are not looking for a philosophical answer. And at this time of year, you don't really have time to hear my response.
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Am I lying when I say yes, if I have not even purchased one item or there are no decorations up? No. Am I answering your question? No. Then, what am I doing? I am just going for the simple while pushing past the complicated. I am opening the shutters to say like a cuckoo clock, no. Us literalists, we've learned a thing or two.
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One christmas I proposed something. Let's find a stable in a field. Let's go and just be and listen to the silence. "Go ahead mom, we'll be having hot chocolate at home." Thank God for my children! I'd be a freaking lunatic riding a donkey through town trying to get the feel, the sense, the aura. Jesus says the same thing to me, "Lynne, just come back to your living room. Hang out with us there!" Children......