Christmas is cancelled, time to reflect.

Christmas is Cancelled

There are times in life when the traditions we hold onto fade  away and evaporate.

This has been a year of great change and as it comes to an end so do the last of the traditions I grew up with.

This year I made the decision to hold on to the one I love most, that decision came at a price, I had to let go of childhood, of tradition and of various vices. A lot of the time these things where hard to give up, I have a fondness for fine wine, I like giving in to selfish/childish needs like playing games when I have important tasks to complete and I like visiting family during winter, but all things are transient and nothing is permanent.

But if time came round again so I had the opportunity to change my decisions altering the path that my life has taken I would make the same decision again every time. Because those traditions and habits that we hold onto, those selfish needs, are nothing compared to true love, //some of you may disagree, stating that a man loving a man is not true love, which is fine that’s is your belief// but I say this with absolute conviction my love for my husband is the best aspect of my life, it is my driving force empowering my every move. It makes me get up in the morning, it makes me confident & strong and most of all it gives me a reason to be the best I can be.

So choosing to stay with the one I love has effected my life in a big way, this year it has even cancelled Christmas (though that has to do with immigration more than anything else), but that doesn’t mean it’s not the best thing to have ever happened to me.

At this time of year it’s important to reflect on the decisions of the year, not for the making of new years resolutions, but to remember why we chose the path we chose and to learn from our mistakes.

Over the last year, I can gladly say I don’t feel that any of my big decisions where mistakes, some of the small ones maybe, but the big ones where all right on track.

This year has been a year of big decisions that have led me to big changes and I couldn’t be more proud of the results.

So in the spirit of reflection: Over the last year what big decisions did you make? if you could have your time again what would you change, if anything?

Speak Soon,

Tim.

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