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Christmas Angel - Short Story
The Christmas angel was busy that night. With feathers falling from her wings like gentle snow flakes she laid a trail for the revelers singing hymns of joy house to house along the village lane. Their voices blended harmoniously in the Christmas carols even though they'd never practiced as a group.
Christmas carols have a way of uplifting us so that what we sing blends every voice as one in happiness and praise.
It is the time of year we can really feel at one with those beyond family to include community. Christmas carolers singing door to door are extending themselves this night of nights and letting barriers down by singing to those they may not even know.
The Christmas angel flitted off to her next assignment, another group in another land, traveling faster than the speed of light as angels do by instantly appearing wherever needed in the moment.
We too can spread our loving wishes as fast as angel wings by sitting in meditation and sending loving and caring thoughts out to family, friends, the global family and universe.
Sit in your favorite quiet place, light a beautiful candle, burn some incense and take a minute for rounds of even breathing to calm and harmonize body and mind.
Think with appreciation for what you have and how you can gift those in need this holiday season. By doing with less ourselves we can reap much joy in giving little presents to others. The thing about giving is its blessings return many times over in satisfaction in the form of happiness.
Be still for a minute in silence, listening to the sound of your breathing, in and out, in and out. Enjoy the calmness that descends over your body and mind, the gift to you from meditation.
May the Christmas angel leave the gift of joy in every flutter of her wings that you come to understand ever deeper the meaning of Christ with us in Christmas.
To finish your meditation take a deep breath in and slowly release it. Stretch out and enjoy your deepening peace on Christmas Day.
And looking out your window to the horizon, you may just see the fluttering wings of the Christmas angel trailing a dusting of snow.
I invite you to join me in a daily group cyber meditation for personal and planetary peace. Click the article here to read about it.
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Article by Susan Helene Kramer
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