The Holidays are upon us! While many celebrate differently, this one minute video will help you find greater meaning and appreciate what unites us all.
It’s the day before Christmas, which my family celebrates. Also, the third day of Hanukkah and two days before the start of Kwanza. And for all of us, hopefully, it’s a time of rest, drawing close to our loved ones and deep within our faith. It’s a Holiday, in the truest sense of the word and it’s Old English Origin, “Holy Day.”
So rather than consider the words “Happy Holidays” to be hollow, insufficient, or lacking meaning, let’s lean into the true meaning they have always possessed. Be happy, pleasant, present. Be you and be there for others. And let’s make these holidays, true holy days as you embrace your faith and and renew your Spirit.
Happy Holidays, from my family to yours. And until next week, stay Off Balance On Purpose.
Love it! In my mind it’s also INCLUSIVE for those who may follow a faith that’s Not based on Christianity.
Thanks, Eric. I’m glad it resonated.
And a Merry Christmas to you and yours!
Merry Christmas, Richard and Kitty!
Thanks Dan. This have meant a lot throughout the year. Happy Holidays to you and your family!
You’re most welcome, Jeff. Looking forward to continuing to deliver for you in the New Year!
I love your work, Dan, but I encourage you (and everyone) to research the origins of “Kwanzaa” (meaning “first fruits” in Swahili), in particular Mr. Ron Everett (later known as “Ron Karenga” and eventually as “Maulana Karenga”). ..
Thanks, Gregg. When it comes to faith, research (quest for knowledge) is always a good idea… And I appreciate your respectful delivery of this suggestion.
Happy Holidays! That is something I can lean into!
Best wishes to you and your family for a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Thanks for continuing to share your insights.
It’s another perfect message. Merry Christmas and an Off Balanced New Year.
Same to you, Mike! Leaning in to 2020, for sure!
Perfect! Happy 2nd day of Christmas. My Berklee College of Music daughter and her sisters lead the music at our Christmas Eve Service. It was quite special! I hope your son is having a great experience a Berklee!
Thanks Michael. My son is loving Berklee, learning a TON, and improving his skills rapidly. He’s also in a new band outside of school, and they just filmed a music video. Glad to have him home for part of the holidays.