Advent Calendar Day 22: Moments in Time by Melissa Barker-Simpson

If you get the chance you should definitely check out Solveig’s collection of posts this month – it’s a calendar of delights! Today she invited me to join the fun and share a festive story 😀

Solveig Werner

22nd day of Christmas

Moments in Time by Melissa Barker-Simpson

The lights twinkled prettily on the tree, catching Wendy’s attention. She loved to hang the decorations, but more she loved to spend time with her daddy, and this was their time. A time when he told her stories that were full of Christmas magic.

 “What about this one, daddy. Tell me about this one.”

 He had shared the story many times, and his little girl never tired of hearing it. Still, when Dominic’s eyes hit the ornament, he remembered the day he received it so clearly, it became a looking glass to the past.

Dominic watched from beneath his shelter, as Indigo climbed from the old, silver Volvo. She had parked so close to the curb he’d heard the squeak of rubber against cement. He didn’t know her, had never spoken to her. She was Indigo because of her eyes; a blue…

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Great story! I read it earlier on Solveig’s site, which is a good thing – you may need to check the link to it – I couldn’t get to the story from it.

I haven’t done an advent calendar in years–since the kids moved on. What a great idea this is. Two more days–I’m getting in the mood.

I was 20 and what an excellent month of blog contributions. You are right.

Melissa, it was a pleasure to have you! I wish you a beautiful and happy Christmas!

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