We all like to collect souvenirs – places we have been maybe – little trinkets of mementos of people who have meant a lot to us and places that have touched our lives.
Photo albums, books, letters tied with ribbons, nick knacks of all descriptions – yes! souvenirs can be important to us.
Christmas time is a lovely time for many – filled with family, laughter, food and fun BUT unfortunately for others it can be a time of intense pain and heartache. Yes, Christmas time can be a lonely horrible time for many.
Many many families are broken – parents and children’s relationship smashed beyond reconciliation, siblings not on speaking terms or parents divorced, separated or estranged. This can be the norm for countless hundreds of people. So sad, tragic really and unfortunately the pain is very very real.
These feelings can be some of the ‘silent’ souvenirs we…