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A Kiss Under the Mistletoe: True Love Stories Inspired by by Jennifer Basye Sander

By Jennifer Basye Sander

Christmas has a fashion of reminding us of what fairly matters—and what can be extra vital than our family? From husbands and better halves to boyfriends and girlfriends to long-lost loves, the real-life romances during this e-book are surrounded by means of the enjoyment and benefits of the Christmas season.

This assortment will hot your middle and soothe your soul in the course of the lengthy winter.

A Kiss lower than the Mistletoe fantastically celebrates the best way love and religion can remodel a chilly day in December into the main magical day of the yr.

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Nicht ein kluges Buch mit Lebensregeln oder ein heiliges Symbol, nein, einen Schatz. Wie reich, wie wertvoll, das wird nicht erzählt, aber der Mann verkauft alles, was er hat, um diesen Schatz zu besitzen. Hier bleibt Raum für die Reichtumsfantasien seiner Zuhörer. Oder: Jesus verwandelt Wasser in Wein, und zwar nicht nur in einen offensichtlich sehr guten, sondern auch eine ganze Menge davon. Es wird genau beschrieben: Sechs große Wasserkrüge mit zwei bis drei Maß à 40 Liter, das sind mindestens 500 Liter Wein.

Wenn ich das vor Publikum in einem Saal oder in einer Talkshow täte, würde ich immer wieder Beifall bekommen. Wir Menschen sind wahre Virtuosen im Empfinden von Mangel, dem großen Gegenspieler des Luxus. Was immer wir auch können, was immer wir besitzen und erreicht haben - stets gibt es eine riesige, unermüdlich nachwachsende Menge von Dingen, die wir nicht können, Fähigkeiten, die wir nicht besitzen, und Zielen, die wir noch nicht erreicht haben. Stets wissen wir, was fehlt, was zu verbessern wäre.

Das bedeutet beispielsweise, auch dem Wetter zu erlauben, nicht immer heiter sein zu müssen. Wir verdanken große Taten und Einsichten der Kultur der simplen Tatsache, dass wir in einem Teil der Erde leben, in dem es nicht immer warm und sonnig ist. Dem Unglücklichsein ein Ja zum Leben abzugewinnen, ist die vierte Art von Glück. Dies ist eine wichtige Korrektur gegenüber der in unserer Gesellschaft manchmal anzutreffenden Diktatur des Glücks. Glück und Luxus Es ist nicht leicht, Wörter zu finden, die diesen großen Reichtum an Bedeutungen sicher herüberbringen.

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