When I was a child I thought that being grown up meant having things. Now I realize that being grown up is all about letting things go.
On letting go, Christmas is not over, people! Unlike my neighborhood where every Christmas light went dark the minute December twenty-fifth was checked off the calendar, my lights are still on. There are twelve days of Christmas to celebrate the nativity of Jesus, which brings us to January fifth. How is it that Christmas is turned off like a light switch?