Based on two true stories of two beautiful women that will deeply touch you. Choose understanding over judging another; our job is to love people, not to judge them.
I thought I would start my speech by addressing you as the “new” family of my daughter. But I think it would be inappropriate because now that she is married, you are “the family” for her. Believe me; I don’t have a problem with that. I, in fact, want my daughter to have “you” as her priority now. Its time for us to take a backseat in her life. We would happily accept it but would surely request one thing – please keep her happy!
May these quotes about the spirit of Christmas help you find the greatest joy in the simplest things and rejoice in the spirit of giving and forgiving.
When we forgive the person, we free ourselves from the hurt the person incurred. We also free ourselves from the needs to know the ‘WHYs’ and ‘HOWs.’ Why did he do this to me? How could she betray my trust? Why did they hurt me like this? And more self-beating questionings and torments to which we may never get any answer or relief.
To be happy couldn’t be simpler than that and yet we are searching high and low, everywhere else for happiness except within ourselves.
Isbister remembers: “I didn’t want her to die being cold. So I lifted her out of her blanket and put her against my skin to warm her up. Her feet were so cold. It was the only cuddle I was going to have with her, so I wanted to remember the moment.” Then something remarkable happened.