Christmas day was wonderful! It was shared with family at my aunt & uncles. Family I have not seen for about 3 years or more, a few new faces added to the mix and a Christmas Feast was to be had! LOL Poppy also joined us in her new Christmas dress, and was a perfect little lady. It was good. I felt surrounded by love! Great food! My aunt made the best ham I've ever had, my mom made stuffing - out of this world, and our cousin dunked a turkey in a pot of grease! It cooked in under an hour and was delicious and neat - as we were outside in the crisp cool air. My cousins daughter made desert - impressive from our
new family baker - lol she now will be pressured every big meal and I am sure she will produce! We played a game that is something.. it certainly gets conversations going and cheeks blushing! http://cardsagainsthumanity.com/ it's not for kids. It had us laughing so hard at times it was hard to catch our breath. You can download it for free it says on the www. We left feeling full. Full of food and love. How it should be.
The next day other 'family' posted on FB, trash talk... and tagged me.
Well, Georgia Toons was tagged - I guess for all to see.
I don't allow tags for such reasons.
I've had several 'trashy tags' appear on my page, just like this one.
It really got me thinking... sadly.
People/family who never speak to you, don't even acknowledge they know you are alive. They never contacted me before brain surgery to say 'good luck' or called after to see how I was. 'Family'. REALLY?
LOL I was tagged but never once has this same person even 'liked' one of my cartoons.
Not once. Actions do speak volumes. Drama drama drama.
I understand that this person felt hurt - so why not hurt everyone else.
Family is just a word. Thrown around when convenient.
Family? It has been my own family in this life time that has said some of the most hurtful thing to me. It is the same for many.
The post was deleted removed, other family deleted comments.
I ended up feeling sorry for some mentioned - as I know, what was posted was not the case and they would also know it. It was removed.. but not from the minds of those involved.
I am grateful for it. It helps me remember 'who & why' we should let in OR not let in our lives. Nasty is nasty and is never needed in anyones life. Family or not.
I forgive but won't forget. No thank you.
I shared this because I know so many people that Christmas does exactly that - it makes us think we should tolerate abuse, name calling and more, from 'family', when what we should be doing is walking away from any and all negativity that only is designed to hurt. No matter what 'THEY' call themselves.
I'm taking a FB break until the new year. When 2015 starts I will be even more diligent in posting - what makes this world a better place. NOT nasty. I'm drawing. Planning and good things are happening! Exciting, big! I'm working with several talented, wonderful and inspiring people! I have more cartoons on the way and when I enter this post I'm going in the next room to PAINT a LB and pour some love into it. ;)
2015 is going to be terrific.
I will make it that way.
All day every day lol as my friend would say!
More on what's happening in 2015 tomorrow!!!