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It’s Christmas morning. Piles of wrapping paper are strewn about the floor. Excited children are running around, shouting for joy over the new loot. You’re sitting with a nice cup of herbal tea, watching the whole scene play out. Only, instead of a smile, you wear a frown (and it’s not just because there’s a huge mess).
You know you should feel more joyful, but inside, there’s a nudging, a feeling that this isn’t quite right. Like maybe, this focus on gifts isn’t how it should be … because it’s true.
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