For me, it was the time spent with family. Many of my extended family members I only see at the holidays or the occasional wedding or funeral. We just don’t get together that often.
Spending the holidays with family members has always been a blessing to me. I grew up a military brat so even our immediate family wasn’t always together for Christmas, and the times we came home and went to my grandparents’ houses were that much more special.
As I get older, the times together become even more precious, as I have lost grandparents, my dad, my cousin. Christmas brings all of us together, and that’s the best part of the season.