Bruce Spohn’s Christmas Treasures: The Greatest Treasure is in the Heart is a thought-provoking and joyous search for the true meaning of Christmas. In a world in which all too often we fall victim to constant commercialization and the need to outspend one another, this is a book that is long overdue. Here’s what the man behind the words had to say about the nature of his search and what inspired it in the first place.
“My idea was to get back to what Christmas is all about: quality time, incredible memories and moments that will never fade. Yes, sometimes what steals the show is a gift that no one expected, but what really matters at this special time of year is the way in which everyone comes together and spends time in a quality way. It’s not so much about watching the latest releases or exchanging extravagant gifts; more about how to make the people who mean the world to you smile. This is the spirit I wanted to seek out, so I went in search of it.”
This is certainly a great way to think about it, so what does he want the reader to take away from the book?
“If I can help just one family reconnect with the spirit of Christmas then I will know that all those hours writing were well spent. My goal is to help people from all walks of life come together in homely and authentic ways so that they can spend time in a way they will never forget. Rather than writing a prescriptive book that runs the risk of making people feel like they’ve been doing something wrong all these years, I chose storytelling as my medium. Why? Because Christmas is a time for stories and they’re what tie us all together when you get down to it.”
And how about the next 12 months to finish things off?
“I would love for these stories to become a little ritual that people share and enjoy at the most wonderful time of year. That’s the dream for me as a writer, but really they work all year round. The way in which they use normal, everyday people to get to the heart of what life is all about allows us to think about what we really want to look back on as the years go by. It’s not expensive gifts and grand gestures; it’s special moments and the little things in life that really make the festive period truly special.”
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