Three independent scenes (featuring the same two actors in different roles) illustrate how worry, doubt, and guilt keep people from enjoying the holidays. Could be done with two actors changing parts for each scene or 6 separate actors.
Mary visits Joseph at his workshop to tell him she's had an unusual visitor who imparted some wonderful, yet unsettling, news.
Four women settle in for an evening of videos and girl talk at their personal annual retreat. They think back over the 30+ years of friendship they share and the struggles they have seen each other undergo.
Two distant relations at a family reunion connect despite their family's history of not getting along. They additionally discuss the importance of community.