So many people go to work instead of spending the holidays with their loved ones.
Let’s make sure we say „Thank you“ to them when we meet them.
Happy Holidays, I recently said to the woman on the mat next to me when yoga class was over.
“I’ll try,” she said, “But I work on holidays.”
“Gosh,” I responded. “That can be tough.”
“It’s all right,” she offered. “At least the people who work two part time jobs like me have a place to do their last minute shopping.”
What a generous attitude, I thought, knowing that I’d run into a grocery or drug store at the last minute on a holiday many times, fully expecting someone—like my yoga friend—to be there behind the counter to wait on me.
I remember when no one worked on Holidays and nothing was open. But that was generations ago in another world.
„We’ve lost our Sundays, our weekends, our nights off-–our holy days, as some would have it—our bosses, junk mailers, and even our parents can find us wherever we are…
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