Christmas Choices

This morning I awoke thinking, what if love were a choice that we made every day and not just on Christmas?

  • We choose to believe when we are afraid.
  • We choose to trust when our faith drains away and only hopelessness remains.
  • We choose to love when our heart fills with annoyance, anger, and hate.
  • We choose to remember that the Christmas story has an ending.

Recently, I explained to my daughter that there are three Greek words for love: Éros, passion, Philia, friendship, and Agápesacrificial. This morning, while reading a Wikipedia commentary by Dr. Sengai Podhuvan, I discovered a fourth, Storge“natural affection, like that felt by parents for offspring.” READ ENTIRE POST…

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About JoDee Luna

“I’m lost in a love affair with portrait painting!” JoDee Luna confesses. This author, artist, and educator describes herself as a creative eclectic due to her diverse history, multiple talents, and various career pursuits. She enjoys a host of creative expressions: mixed media, mask making, floral designing, photography, sculpture, and gardening. JoDee believes the creative process infuses her with the courage to try on new artistic identities, take inspired risks, and explore imaginative ideas. She seeks to share her insights with others through her book, Refrain from the Identical: Insight and Inspiration for Creative Eclectics and website by the same name, http://refrainfromtheidentical.com. Both provide helpful tips and inspiration for artistic multi-taskers, those who enjoy various forms of artistic expression.
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