How Did Scrooge Changed My Life?

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1) While I’m certainly not as coldhearted as Scrooge, of course I have my unfriendly times. I often carry a “low temperature” in social situations where I don’t know anyone and don’t want to suffer the potential awkwardness of getting to know them. I’ve been told I appear snobby and rude at first because I avoid other people. But I’m truly not trying to have a “low temperature” or be rude and antisocial; it’s just that I get nervous and awkward and preserve myself by avoiding people. So I relate to Scrooge in the sense that we both come off rude in social situations. The difference is that he is trying to be rude while I’m not.
2) My aspiration is to use my talent—writing—to help others and bring glory to God. I want to write about my experiences and what God has done for me to point others to Him. Currently, I don’t think I’m as aware of others’ suffering as I should be. I pray for people,
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The wind was so strong that my hat blew off! I was also wearing a dress which blew up in the wind too. So I was trying to run after my hat while holding down my dress (and wearing heels) and it made my family and I laugh uproariously. The last time I laughed because of someone else’s laughter was when my brother tried to tell me something funny, but was laughing so hard he couldn’t get the words out. Laughter is an important element in A Christmas Carol because it adds to the moral of honoring Christmas in our hearts (Dickens, 128). Laughter indicates a merry heart, and you can’t honor the Christmas spirit without a merry heart. The lack of laughter shows that someone is too overwhelmed by life to enjoy its pleasures. As the Bible says “A merry heart does good, like medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones” (Proverbs 17:22, NKJV). If we don’t keep a merry heart by allowing laughter into our lives, we’ll have broken spirits—and dry