Navigating Life — and Holidays — with Feelings

As we move into the holiday season, many of us will be visiting with family who we don’t see routinely. And sometimes, there are tensions and even clashes. How do we get through them?

I came across a column by a colleague and friend, The Rev. Joanna Crawford, in Austin, TX, which gives a simple and clear explanation of how to deal with our feelings when we’re in this. You can find it here:

The Most Controversial Thing I’ll Write All Year

As you encounter your family this holiday season, may your time be rich with memories and love. May you balance your needs with theirs and come back refreshed rather than exhausted.

Happy Thanksgiving!


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