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You Have How Many Christmas Trees?

A Christmas Kindness
Christmas is such a magical time of year. What's your favorite part about the season? You Have How Many Christmas Trees? By C. C. Gevry   [caption id="attachment_2681" align="alignright" width="193"] A Christmas Kindness[/caption] When someone asks me what my favorite part of the Christmas season is, I easily admit spending time with my family. People are busy, and our family is no exception. So, taking time around the holidays to catch up with everyone is a wonderful thing. But what I really love most is decorating. At one point, I had as many as 10 Christmas trees here. Most of them have themes: snowmen, collectible ornaments, handmade ornaments, angels, toys, and snowflakes and icicles. Some are fiber optic. Our girls each have a tree for their bedrooms: one pink, one purple. Decorating begins the week before Thanksgiving. My goal is to have the house ready for when family arrives on

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A Christmas Kindness Book Blast

Eight-year-old Robert is eager to share his wish list with Santa at the mall on Christmas Eve. When he meets Glenn, who has only one request for Santa, Robert is confused over what he should do. Can he cast aside what he wants and ask Santa to bring his new friend a special gift? Inspiration Behind A Christmas Kindness How is it that children have the ability to reach out and help others in ways adults don't always think to do? One year, our oldest daughter--then only eight--went door-to-door in our neighborhood collecting money for Toys for Tots. Coordinated by the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve, this program collects new, unwrapped toys each year and distributes them as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in our communities. This summer, my girls ran a lemonade stand so they could bring money to a local animal shelter. Why don't I think of

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