The Christmas I Learned How to Give

Sometimes the best gift is the one you give away

Marlon Weems
3 min readDec 26, 2022


Photo by ShannonDale

During yesterday’s Christmas meal, I had a flashback to a long-forgotten holiday memory I thought I’d share.

Before moving to Pine Bluff, Arkansas, our family rented a house in a modest neighborhood in Little Rock. We were probably close to…