Definition of Holidays:
An extended period of leisure and recreation

Synonyms of Holidays:

Break, rest, time-off, time-out, leave, vacation, etc.

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Love in fellowship.


Celebrate the holidays marked by the calendar in whatever way you choose. Some of these may be holy days for you as well.

But remember to honor your own holy days, the ones that are special to you. Choose your own rituals. Honor what is sacred to you. –Journey to the Heart | More…

The holiday season can be difficult for anyone who has had a major life change. A person may become lonesome when each holiday, birthday, or anniversary rolls around.

We sometimes cause ourselves pain by isolating ourselves. By reminding ourselves of the meaning of these special days, we often find that we can move out of our isolation.

Holidays and other occasions reaffirm the value of tradition, love, and family. These days compel us to remember our place within a welcoming circle of friends and family.  –One More Day | More…


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