I have not been in any hurry to 'pack up Christmas' yet this year.
I am still revelling in the glow of our Christmas lights and marvelling at the cards that found their way to us this holiday season.
I let my vision blur and all that I see is the afterglow of Christmas. The lights. Greetings from friends and family from across the miles.
I am not in a rush to pack it all in. For the wonder of the season had nothing to do with gifts. It was simply the quiet essence of drawing the world in just a little closer.
Our home feels enveloped in friendship and family ties year round. But right now? There is physical evidence of those connections. I just want to bask in the afterglow for a few more days ...