~“Waking up in Whoville”~

Published: Friday, December 14, 2012 at 10:54 AM.

He took it ALL.  If I remember correctly, maybe he left a couple of wires and a nail in the wall. Then the Grinch reveled in what he had done.  He was happy about it.

On Christmas morning, the Grinch expected all of the Whos in Whoville to wake up to an absence of joy – with no Christmas.

The Grinch didn’t understand Christmas, like many people, he didn’t understand it at all.  Expecting to hear crying and moaning on Christmas morning, the Grinch got a surprise he wasn’t expecting.

He heard singing.

In the movie, the narrator spoke of what the Grinch heard, “This sound wasn't sad. Why... this sound sounded glad. Every Who down in Whoville, the tall and the small, was singing... without any presents at all! He hadn't stopped Christmas from coming. It came! Somehow or other... it came just the same.”

Again, I will ask, “Where do you wake up?”

We all need to appreciate the joy of what Christmas is about and sing and shout about it.  It is a glorious gift that has no lights and no bows; it’s not even wrapped.  It is simply Christmas and what it truly means that brings “Joy” with a capital “J.”

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