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REMEMBERING: AN EXERCISE IN PLEASURE

Nov 29th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Most come to this time of the year prepared to spend time with family, creating and recreating memories and traditions. Not a bad purpose for a holiday. Part of the bond of the holidays is what we come to honor in our interrelationships, mostly with family, occasionally with friends, always with those who mean much to us.

It is like the blood flowing through our veins. Our memories help keep alive the joy of being together, telling stories, sharing sentiments, embracing and celebrating our common lives. It is timely because, in many cases, it has been a long time since being together. Life’s episodes have been frequent and attention to other details constant. So, now comes the time for reunion, for affirmation, for pumping oneself up to spend time with those whom we love.

It is not just that we have to do this or must do this, it is that our inner person requires it. Being together brings