Do not test my beliefs when you ask me what the holidays mean to me. It does not mean anything religious to me but it would be nice if you come down here to see me. After that, maybe I can finally answer your question.
You forget about the second chance that you get whenever the next morning comes. You focus too much on what is presented right in front of you and tell yourself that things wont get better. It will get better.
You and I had continuously kept something running for so long without having anything slow us down that lead us to jump on every possible conclusion that someday, we would be this and one day, we would be that.