Twelve Days of Writing No. 11: Remember that even you have a story to tell.
I asked, she shared three stories. They just so happened to be the ones
I had in mind. All three were also Christmas-related, which makes it
all the more fitting this time of year.
you were 18 months old, we put you down for a nap and while you were
sleeping we put up the Christmas tree and decorated it. When you woke
up, we brought you out and your eyes were as big as a saucer. You kept
turning around in circles looking at it. You were very amazed and very
"When you were 3, we were at church Christmas
Eve and you were up on the stage singing. You were on TV and the camera
stayed on you. You were just beautiful, your eyes were so shiny. And all
of the sudden this little hand went up and went for the nose, and they
sped away from you real fast."
"The other was that same
Christmas. You loved the songs you were singing at church, so you would
sing them all the time. Dad was tucking you into bed and he said
something about Christmas being over and you said, 'Christmas is not
over. Christmas is in our hearts.'"
Being a little vain, these stories always make me smile to hear. More importantly, they taught me that I can never say I don't have my own stories to tell.
Giveaway challenge: What is the story your family most tells about you?
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