Tally Time & Newby Mom

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Time to see if I did Tuesday's To Do . . .

Yes, I 'splained myself! Even though there were no actual comments, good discussions were had. I feel better, more clear, about giving this season and I hope you do, too.

Also, I'm feeling pretty good about my December article that posted over at Newby Mom. It is one those rare things I've written, which I read later and still like! I hope you like it, too.


When I was young, my Grandfather hid a chirping bird in the Christmas tree. Every few seconds you would hear it, “Tweeeeet! Tweet-tweet-tweet! Tweeeeeet!” The adults rolled their eyes and walked away. I loved it. I was determined to find that bird. My grandparents’ tree was sprinkled with birds. Bird ornaments hanging by string, and bright red Cardinals perched on various branches. I paused by each one, listening.


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2 Responses to “Tally Time & Newby Mom”

  1. I love your "Childlike Faith" article. I think you're doing great as a writer (I know I'm your mom, but still!) Thank you for the Christmas tree singing bird springboard - a sweet personal memory for me, and an apt illustration of faith. Made me think of Emily Dickinson's poem:
    Hope is the thing with feathers
    That perches in the soul,
    And sings the tune without the words,
    And never stops at all.

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  2. Oh, can't wait to read your article! How fun. Bouncing over now!

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