This is my little Christmas tree. It is old and beat up. I cannot have a real tree as my husband has a allergy to them. Every year it is a little more worn and a little more tired. I bought it for $35.00 which was a lot back then. Before this tree, I used to go to the lot to buy a real tree and buy the one no one wanted; the one with holes and lacking branches and shape. And I always made a beautiful thing out of them.
There are so many people who do not see things for what they are. Since I was very young, I have always been able to see the beauty in people and things. I have always been able to look past the physical appearance of humans and often I am not even aware of “things” that others cannot look past. I am not sure how or why that is. I am in awe of all the wonders of nature and the beauty we are surrounded in. I get my energy from being outside in my garden or indoor with my plants and animals. A rose will make me speechless in its perfection.
I see people for their goodness. And yes, I have been bitten by this innocence many times. But I still seek to look for the inner beauty and light in others. That is what I want to do; Teach people to see their wondrous beauty and gifts. It is so easy and natural for me. Not so easy when it comes to myself. I must keep working on me.
This is the same tree. I did not decorate the bottom this year because our new