How many times did you say “Merry Christmas” to the people around you this year? Online, on cards and God forbid maybe IN PERSON. For the majority of the year we rarely seem to use the word Merry and then suddenly bam December hits us and we using that word like no tomorrow.
According to google, merry means ..
|synonyms:||cheerful, cheery, in good spirits, high-spirited, blithe, bright, sunny, light-hearted, buoyant, bubbly, lively, carefree, without a care in the world, joyful, joyous, rejoicing, jolly, jocund, convivial, festive, mirthful, gleeful, happy, glad, laughing;|
Well I ain’t the Grinch, but excuse me, why must we Cheerful and lively during this season?
Are we not allowed to be sick, sad and lonely during this time?
I bet you, there are people who hate Christmas…not only the grinch…but others. This time can represent a time where they realise they are alone, just like how singles hate Valentines day -because it is a remember that they are alone. Christmas is a bit worse, because it is a public holiday, there is nothing to do. Where you still have to work on Valentines Day, Christmas is like…is like the worst time to be alone… People ask you what your plans are? What are you going to do? Did you buy your presents yet?
…What is you don’t have family? Or friends? Or anyone to spend Christmas with?
What if you cannot afford to buy any gifts for those around you? You can’t afford to have a feast..because heck you don’t even have a place to stay.
Christmas is not always a Happy time.
It is more like a temporary fix.. where you can pretend all is well, but it actually isn’t.
So sorry for not spreading Christmas cheer this season, but spreading awareness…It ain’t always jolly good.
On a side note, I liken Christmas to be the birthday of Jesus..however often we forget to invite the birthday boy to our parties…so we hold empty parties , celebrating the birthday of someone who isn’t even present. We forgot to invite the main attraction.
Hope your Christmas was good, but if it wasn’t, that is okay too 🙂
Joy to the World~