Today’s final 3words are: Miracle and Past & Present (as in Christmases).
And the ending to my story is…
Was that what the elfinixie had been showing him? The PAST and PRESENT? And all in one night.
The letter box opened. “Enough is enough. Let us in.”
Barry shook his head, but watched himself get to his feet and stagger toward the door. What was he doing? Only strangers knocked, and he didn’t care…
He watched his fingers turn the lock and open the creaking door.
“About time,” someone said.
Barry smiled down at his son, then up at his daughter, grandkids and great-grandkids, including the MIRACLE (now-beardless) boy Noel, recognising faces despite never meeting them, now wondering why.