The Miracle Tree

The Miracle Tree

That year our friends started their You-Pick Christmas Tree enterprise. “Sounds like a good deal,” I told my husband. “Plus, we get to spend an afternoon with friends.” Life is rarely that simple. With temperatures in single digits, we sucked in courage and went to our friends’ country home. Kerry led the way into the […]

The Gift

The Gift

  My brother looked at the belt he had purchased for my father. It was a great gift—a perfect gift for my father’s old belt was frayed and ready to break. “I want to surprise him. But how does one wrap a belt? It’s going to be pretty obvious.” His face brightened as he thought […]