When I was severely disabled and alone at Christmas. I found it very hard for the first few years.
However, I was lucky to have a sense of the spirituality of Christmas.
Christmas is a holy day. It serves to celebrate the birth of Jesus into the world.
If we choose we can also set side this day to celebrate the birth of Christ within each of us.
If God/Love is in all things then God/Love is in you.
If you are alone at Christmas, please consider joining your mind with an attitude of calling peace into your mind and heart and thereby into the world.
When you spend the day with others, there is a risk of getting lost in noise and bustle
(and possible arguments ;-)).
When you are alone at Christmas you have the opportunity to celebrate the true message of of the day.
Take time to know on behalf of all of us that ‘God is with us’.
Find the silence and stillness to hold a vision of peace on earth and goodwill to all men.
Throughout many years of being alone at Christmas, I looked forward to the sense of spiritual connection as I joined in mind and spirit with all those around the world who were celebrating peace, love and hope in their own ways.
Now I am back to independent living, and I share my home with someone.
But Christmas day is still a quiet day for me. And it continues to prompt me to connect in prayer with people everywhere.
particularly stop and send blessings to those who are either in pain or physically alone as I
If you are alone at Christmas, thank you so much for finding your way to this article. A big thank you from me for being here.
We have physical as well as
spiritual needs. When I was dependent on help, Christmas used to be a demanding time for me. Carers would turn up late or not turn up at all.
I say the following prayer. Please consider joining me.
The spiritual poem below was written in the years of being severely disabled with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.
Click through to find out how to go deeper with the spirituality of Christmas by applying aspects of the Bible story to your own journey– my prayerful take on things may surprise you!
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Show Me the Way Here I am today Father, Show Me the Way May Your Light shine through me So lost souls who are blind may see Use me Father as You will An
A prayer for healing and faith when difficult. Remember others pray for you. Why not pray for another who is also living with illness or praying for health?