A few days behind on the Advent calendar.
“A good half of the art of living is resilience.” ― Alain de Botton
Have you ever felt so happy that you settle into thinking “it’s just another day in paradise?” Then WHAM…. an event or circumstance jolts you so severely that it tears your world apart completely? Years later, after much thoughtful consideration, the only way of coming to terms with the emotions that come with this kind of rude awakening is to seek out the good in the bad.
“You’ve been there, done that. You can relate,” you say?
How we face those kinds of challenges says a lot about our “personal constitution” or resilience, our attitudes and our upbringing as children.
Warning! On this 16th Day of Advent you can expect to find stories in the award-winning memoir by Sue Batton Leonard that will lead to more symptoms of the Advent Virus – ‘an unmistakeability to enjoy…
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