Pressing on and keeping our promises

Over the centuries, Dec. 21 has taken on a full load of baggage.

It's the Winter Solstice, of course — the beginning of winter.

It's also when Hanukkah — the Jewish Festival of Lights — goes into full swing.

For Catholics, it is the Feast Day of St. Peter Canisius.

For kids, it's the night before, the night before, the night before, the night before Christmas.

But for me, an old poetry aficionado, Dec. 21 will always be the day of Robert Frost's poem, "Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening" — a poem that not only teaches a mighty lesson, but should hold a special place in the hearts of all members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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