This story brought chills, tears and hope. My son is 26 and he told his girlfriend he does not want her to rush around all over town to buy Christmas gifts for him and he no longer wishes to go to her family home because the pressure of these gifts is more disturbing to him than the joy of being with loved ones just because we enjoy being with them. I do not say I agree with his viewpoint, although there were many winters when I have agreed with it. There are many sides to giving and to a gift. To have a wise grandfather take the care and attention to helping his granddaughter experience how life works through attending to a watering dirt is a precious gift that I have now received from this author.
On Dec 28, 2020Beverly wrote :
Hey Joseph, seems to me your son is wise beyond his years. His clarity and vulnerability bespeaks his understanding of what matters most to him. I applaud his courage and hope his girlfriend does as well. Joseph sounds like a keeper.
On Dec 22, 2020 Sepli wrote :