“I Wear the Chain I Forged in Life…Of My Own Free Will I Wore It.”

“I Wear the Chain I Forged in Life…Of My Own Free Will I Wore It.”

"You are fettered," said Scrooge, trembling. "Tell me why?"

"I wear the chain I forged in life," replied the Ghost. "I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and of my own free will I wore it."

-- Charles Dickens, "A Christmas Carol"

Habits are a chain we forge in life--a chain that can pull us down, or lift us up.

A nice marriage of the theme of habits and the holidays! I'm impressed I pulled that off.

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