And so here we find ourselves in December. December 2019, no less. I’m not sure how we got here so quickly when I was just thinking about all the things I needed to do last spring.
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and even Giving Tuesday are in our rear view mirror now, as is our most recent event. The Humanitarian Award luncheon has been a seasonal favorite of mine for decades. It is such a warm, reflective event to see people like this year’s recipient, Jill Bright of the Diaper Bank of the Ozarks, so humbly talk about her selfless work. The event and the award help me prepare for the season (along with the Hallmark Channel).
One of my favorite authors is Robert Fulghum — a classic storyteller. I was looking for another document just this week, and stumbled across something I’d saved that I think is a good reminder of what is truly important this time of year: