Charlie Brown holding ugly Christmas tree

Christmas Heirloom – Part of the Family

 December 10, 2020

Sometimes, unexpected items become part of the family. Writer Brad Flory writes how an ugly Christmas tree has become a Christmas heirloom.

Part of the Family

The first year we were married, we went to the discount store and bought that ugly artificial Christmas tree. We never planned to keep it forever, but forever it stayed. It saw us through two children, three houses, and all our holiday memories.

Things can become part of a family and almost part of a marriage. That’s true even if they’re ugly things purchased from discount stores.


Reflections:  Do you have heirlooms from your early married life that have become part of the family?

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