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Blog“Just Around the Corner”

Hello from “just around the corner” at the Tree of Life Christian Bookstore. I love the month of January though it is not my favorite month of the year, and I am now coming to the end of my self-imposed sabbatical. Yes, you read that right; a self-imposed sabbatical. Years ago I found that if…

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“Count it all joy”….. is part of the verse in James concerning trials and temptations that come our way. When we decided to open the Tree of Life Christian Bookstore we wanted a good name and good parting words. At Mom’s Schoolhouse Diner the sign over the exit door read “Happy Trails to You” from…

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Summer concert season has begun and I find myself thinking about the little triangle, all by itself among the other instruments in an orchestra. There are many violins, many cellos, many trumpets, many clarinets, and many flutes. But there is usually only one triangle yet its sound is clear, pure, and distinct. It gives to…

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As a child I grew up with many hopeful and happy songs in church, in musicals, in television shows, and on the radio. It was a wonderful foundation to my love of joyful music. One of the early songs I heard on the radio was written by Dale Evans for children and what a simple…

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Welcome to the Tree of Life’s blog called “Just Around the Corner.” But first I want to introduce you to Dick and myself, Sharon. Dick is a carpenter, artist, writer of poetry, essays, and short stories, a book collector and reader, and he also collects teddy bears and other stuffed animals. Before you think that…

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