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Hippie Rant: What I want for Christmas

Well there are a number of people who have been asking me these days, “What do you want for Christmas?”

This year I am truly unsure of just how I am supposed to answer that question.

A dear woman who was driving me home from church, asked “What do you want for Christmas”.

Without thinking I said. “Oh, I’d like to have anew TV an iPod, or an IMac”.

There was a strange silence..a very, very, long somewhat uncomfortable pause before I got what I had done.

“Well of course I know I am not going to get any of those things, but they’re fun to wish for!!”, I laughed.

She laughed too.

I have come to learn that among the many people I know, that they asuume because I am a Hippie, I am not in to wanting to have have material things.

I have come to learn that among most of the people I know, that expect me to say, because I am a Hippie Bleeding heart Liberal:

  • “I want World peace”
  • “I want end to poverty”
  • “I want the end of racism, sexism, ageism, homophobia”

    Alright, I do want that….but I want some THINGS. Some TOYS. Some GOODUES.

    I do, I really do.

    So if you haven’t got anybody else to buy Christmas presents for, I’m rasing my hand….

    Me…Me…Me…buy presents for me!!

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    Live simply. Love generously.
    Care deeply. Speak kindly.
    Leave the rest to God.

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