Hi this is part of Solveig Werner’s at https://solveigwerner.com Advent Calendar. | Day 4 | The Dark Side of Christmas by Melanie Noell Bernard, Oh! boy this was scary! I shall be trying to reblog the entries daily! By the way my entry is December 22nd. Happy Advent . Enjoy. xxx
Day 4 | Advent Calendar
The Dark Side of Christmas by Melanie Noell Bernard
With the world outside the window a backdrop of darkness, the Christmas tree shone like a beacon of hope. A warm glow emanated from the twinkling lights. They illuminated the living room in a soft orange hue. The small living room danced to life with the glitter of the presents under the tree, the sheen of the white marble over the crackling fireplace, and the sparkle of bobbles and ornaments hung from the pine.
I curled up on the sofa. With my legs tucked up against my chest, a mug of steaming cocoa warming my fingers, I gazed at the scene laid out before me.
It was perfect.
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