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The promise of Christmas is 'hope'

What do you find inside the silence, in the dark, nestled there, out of harm's way, safe from the chaos of being alive?

You find the soft under-belly of who you are.

I ache for the silence this time of year; the still sense of peace that often gets lost in the holiday flurry—the flurry that the season has come to demand of us as we get swept up in finding the perfect gift, cooking the perfect meal, decorating the tree to become a work of art.

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