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For a Short Month, February is rather busy (standard:humor, 900 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Feb 20 2016Views/Reads: 664/424Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Every season has a purpose, finding that purpose is one of the great challenges of life. Celebration is a time to think about where you are and how far you have come and who shared the journey with you.
 



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the banks are behind a lot of this because every bank is closed on 
every holiday. It seems the only time I have a check that I need to 
cash on some holiday and I need the cash right away. 

“And don't you dare forget,” she said rather sternly, “it is always the
thought that matters.” 

At my age, it is very hard to keep the old thought machine working and
grinding out thoughts. Then I remembered the recent Valentine's Day 
card I got for her. I watched her pick it up, open it and say, “Oh, you 
remembered. How thoughtful.” 

Then I began to think of how I felt when she said that. I am not sure
how much I paid for that card, not much, you can be sure, but I think 
it was worth that comment. 

Thinking more about this, I begin to realize that holidays were not just
“days off,” but really had something behind them for some people. I 
don't celebrate every holiday, who could? But I was beginning to 
realize that each holiday has some significance for somebody. 

I was thinking about what Solomon said, “To every thing there is a
season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven” (Ecclesiastes 
3:1). 

Every season has a purpose, finding that purpose is one of the great
challenges of life. Celebration is a time to think about where you are 
and how far you have come and who shared the journey with you. 


   


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