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Dec 9, 2009

"Never get tired of doing little things for others. Sometimes, those little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts." --Author Unknown

For The Man Who Hated Christmas

"It's 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 or so. It all began because my husband Mike hated Christmas -- oh, not the true meaning of Christmas, but the commercial aspects of it -- overspending... the frantic running around at the last minute to get a tie for Uncle Harry and the dusting powder for Grandma -- the gifts given in desperation because you couldn't think of anything else." So begins this story of one family's inspiring holiday tradition.

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Think of ways in which you can start a "white envelope" tradition in your own family or among your circle of friends.



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