Last Thursday night, my fellow Los Angeles-based STAND Bloggers and I met at the Valley Church of Scientology for our annual holiday get-together. I like to think of us as being a modern-day version of the Knights of the Round Table… a tight-knit group using their keyboards, in lieu of swords, to defend the faith and fight for the rights of all.
These “Bloggers of the Round Table” are an eclectic bunch: musicians, writers, lawyers, pilots, business owners, clergy… you name it, and despite the seriousness of their mission, they’re an insouciant lot and great company. The party was a roaring success, and everyone went their separate ways feeling the kind of boost that comes along with a hefty dose of holiday spirit.
Happy Holidays, dear reader.
Driving home I found myself reflecting on the evening. I had the thought that the holiday spirit doesn’t mysteriously come to us once a year from some secret place. Rather, it lays dormant within each of us, and once a year the symbols of the season remind us to wake it up and let it out.
Happy Holidays, dear reader. May the season renew and revitalize your strength of spirit and so guarantee you a most happy and prosperous New Year!