Read for at least twenty to thirty minutes. When you are done, think about what you have read.
People of many faiths display ornaments or decorations at this time of year. Choose a character from your story and think about what kind of decoration or ornament might he or she might favor. Describe it and the reasons your character would like it. For any who might feel locked in by the faith angle, remember it does not have to be religious. Many people decorate with things that interest them. What kind of object would appeal to your character as a decoration for her bedroom, his cubicle, or her home?
Write or talk about your response. Share your responses with each and talk about what you are reading. A good story always make a good gift.