PRESENTS VS PRESENCE

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For me the prospect of purchasing presents and getting it ‘right’ can be an overwhelming feeling often resulting in a last minute rush through overcrowded shops leaving me stressed and detached from the true meaning of giving. Isn’t it sad that the pure act of giving is being tarnished by a mildly coerced exchanging of gifts. Please note I am not anti gifts or giving, I simply feel that the materialist nature of Christmas combined with expectation engulfs me and I find myself quietly wondering if my presence alone would be enough? However as I begin to wrap my chosen gifts, I start to feel the joyous process of giving and I know then that the pleasure is really all mine!…

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