Tag Archives: Holiday

Two Friends and the Bear

Vijay and Raju were friends. One day while on holiday, exploring a forest, they saw a bear coming towards them. Naturally, they were both frightened, so Raju, who knew how to climb trees, climbed one quickly. He didn’t spare a thought for his friend who had no idea how to …

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The Empty Hand

woman holding a young boy's hand

-- Author Unknown

Thanksgiving Day was near. The first grade teacher gave her class a fun assignment -- to draw a picture of something for which they were thankful.

Most of the class might be considered economically disadvantaged, but still many would celebrate the holiday with turkey and other traditional goodies of the season. These, the teacher thought, would be the subjects of most of her student's art. And they were.

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White Envelope Christmas

Christmas Tree in home

A True Christmas Story... For The Man Who Hated Christmas ÔÇ¿ By Nancy W. Gavin ItÔÇÖs just a small, white envelope stuck among the branches of our Christmas tree. No name, no identification, no inscription. It has peeked through the branches of our tree for the past ten years.ÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿ It all began because my husband, Mike, hated Christmas. Oh, not the true meaning of Christmas, but the commercial aspects of it ÔÇô overspending and the frantic running around at the last minute to get a tie for Uncle Harry and the dusting powder for Grandma ÔÇô the gifts given in desperation because you couldnÔÇÖt think of anything else.ÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿

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