Headlines across many of the today’s Sunday papers have been along the lines of “Christmas is Cancelled”, “The virus that stole Christmas” and other such hyperbole. No, Christmas is not cancelled; Christmas has not been stolen.
December 25, Christmas Day, will still arrive this Friday. OK, it may arrive in a different way than expected and we may have to spend a couple of days this week in reassessing and rearranging our plans. But arrive it will surely do.
Negative language such as “killed”, “cancelled” and “ruined” gives pessimistic connotations to the thought of a scaled-back Christmas. So rather than a problem, let’s see this as an opportunity. [Read more…] about Rumours of a cancelled Christmas have been greatly over-exaggerated