The desire to give comfort and aid: Excuse us for noticing, but everyone else is still lounging about, so we plan to lounge about today too. We'll probably restart tomorrow.
In place of our normal useless services, we'll remind you of a wonderful question, a question first asked long ago and followed by a pledge:
who found you in the green forestThe question is followed by a pledge, a pledge to give "comfort" (and aid). We're always happy to read and recommend the full text at this time of year.
and were you very sorry to come away?
Who found you in the forest? Although "to each his world is private," it's a wonderful children's question. With everybody lounging about, it's well worth considering today.