1. "When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?" -- Thich Nhat Hanh. Amidst the logistics and pressures of gathering everyone together, remember why you are there in the first place. Take a moment to reflect on the people present. Too often we take this for granted.
2. "A happy life is just a string of happy moments. But most people don't allow the happy moment, because they're so busy trying to get a happy life." Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination. Appreciate (or at least bring your sense of humor to) the preparations, airport pickup...
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