So I posed to my family that we give up a little of ourselves on Christmas day to be available to those who might need extra.
Feeling a little unsure, they did agree. We found somewhere local that was hosting a Christmas breakfast for those who might not have anywhere to be.
We arose early and headed out the door...presents unopened.
We made ourselves available for setting up,serving, hanging with kids and flipping bacon and sausages.
When we were finished.....it was realised that it really was something that we had needed to do and that starting our day that way was such a refreshing way to begin the festivities.
We continued onto a family lunch feeling filled up on knowing that we helped make a difference to about 300 people.