Brittany Lee Allen

To the Lonely Girl on Christmas Eve

I only wrote one letter to my future husband in my entire life before marriage, and it was on this Christmas Eve of which I write.

Standing in the sanctuary for as long as possible to avoid my destination, I watched as each family headed for the door to spend Christmas Eve together. All in a line, husband, wife and kids. Some would go home to open gifts. Others would wine and dine. But I would go home to an empty […]