The Holidays, my favorite time of year! It's the time of year when I see friends and family that I haven't seen in a while and the time of year when you have the opportunity to connect in a way that you might not otherwise throughout the year.
I love this country because this is the time of year when the true meaning of “freedom of religion” is really on display. As you move about this state and country you see the melting pot of America and our fellow citizens exercising their First Amendment Rights.
This time of year also reminds us of the generosity of the Richmond community as many of us donate our time and treasure to support people and causes that we truly believe in. And it's a great time to reflect on the things that are really most important to many of us, faith, family and friends.
I want to take this opportunity to say thank you for inviting us into your homes each and every day. You are like family to us and we don't take that for granted.
So from our family to your family, Happy Holidays and a very Merry Christmas!