The Gift of Christmas ♥

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The Holiday is here and everyone is getting crazy with all the fun stuff happening both in real life and Second life. In real life, I will be working on both Christmas eve and day, not fun, I know but, I need to do it since I will be on and off holiday on January. I need to cover tons of hours at work so I can afford to travel on my birthday month. Dec 30 and onward, it will be my time with family who will be coming over from Canada so, no work for me on those days and that is when I will be in my lazy mode, I will be in my bed watching re-runs of my fave tv show while eating lots of chocolates – Hello Diabetes! (LOL).

Christmas is the season for giving and there are sooo many generous store owners on SL that are giving away awesome gifts. Be sure to visit your favorite stores because for sure, they have something amazing in store for you. I received my gifts very early this December. I am not sure if I am allowed to say this but I will say it anyways. The great Meli Imako has assigned me to do photographs for her marketplace. It is an honor to be working for someone who has been sharing her knowledge and talent in creating and building objects on SL. I will do my very best to showcase the beauty of her items through my photography, I so hope to give justice to it. I will also be featured as a the newest blogger on SL, stay tuned for that. I shall write a blog post dedicated to that adventure … I am so excited!

When I was young, I did not get gifts every Christmas. I grew up living a very simple life in RL. The money that my mom had was only enough to buy rice and fish and I remember that every Christmas eve and day, we are just inside our house waiting for the day to be over. Having new clothes and shoes for the holidays is considered a luxury for me and my siblings. What others considered as a normal thing every Christmas is considered too fancy for us. At a young age, I understood that I can never have what other kids had. During my teens, I was gifted with a very nice top but since I was not used to receiving gifts, I gave it back to the person who gave it to me because I was too shy. I felt not deserving of that gift, I was terrified and do not know what to do with it. A part of me loves it so much but a part of me is too embarrass to be seen holding a fancy wrapped box. The person who gave it to me told me to keep it and that it is mine. It was a nice feeling, and I never forgot that day, that feeling, that moment.

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We did not have a lot in RL, but we have just enough to survive during those times. I grew up understanding the value of having simple things. There were many gifts that my mom has given to me and my siblings. The gift of education and contentment. Now that I am an adult, I became very ambitious, I work so hard and I always do what will make me happy. I am not into material things but every now and then, I would spoil myself with something really beautiful – of course, I also spoil my mom with everything she likes as she deserves it more than I do.

This Christmas,  I hope that you will all get the gifts that you like to get but always remember to count your blessings. What’s important is your love for everything and everyone. I hope that you get to spend the holidays with your loved ones. I wish everyone good health, peace of mind and endless happiness. God bless you all and Merry Christmas!

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Hair ::: Baby Blue by Lamb

Sweater ::: Cozy Sweater by Pixicat

Pants ::: Mia Jeans in Black by Blueberry

Footwear ::: Queluz Pump Fatpack by Hucci

Hat ::: Happy New Year Hat by Monso

Antler ::: Antlers with Decorations by Linsey Nolan

Pose ::: Sexpot by oOo Studio

Sim and Decor ::: Depoz Christmas Boutique