The Envelope in the Tree

Recently,  I read about the envelope in the tree. I’d never heard of this tradition before, but I love it. For a family with kids, this is a wonderful way to encourage them to think about othe...

A House with Two Trees

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer A friend and I were discussing Christmas trees recently. She asked if I have a theme tree, and I do. I started to collect cut-crystal ornaments from Nova Sc...

Words that resonate–Lewis B. Smedes

Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope ...

Baby bear vs Cougar

I watched this video this morning, and then watched it again. Though I’m not breathing well because of a cold today…I’m pretty sure I would have held my breath anyway. Who will you ...

A one-skein wonder you should meet

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer Mimi Golding is someone I admire. We used to work together, but it wasn’t until we both left that organization I realized who she really is. If I want ...