Jingle Bells, one of the most familiar American Christmas songs was originally written for Thanksgiving. The author and composer of Jingle Bells was James Pierpoint, a minister, who composed the song in 1857 for children celebrating Thanksgiving at his Boston Sunday school.
Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.
“The Gentle Barn rescues animals from severe abuse and neglect who are too old, sick, lame, or scared to be adopted into homes. We are sanctuary to horses, donkeys, cows, pigs, sheep, goats, turkeys, chickens, llamas, peacocks, emus, cats and dogs.”
Once rehabilitated, the animals help us give hope and inspiration to children with the same stories:
It’s unusual to receive a card in snail mail nowadays. Increasingly, social media,text and e-mail messages are the choice for everything from birthday greetings to wedding invitations.It was a nice surprise to receive a card from Sharon Bonin-Pratt (A “CURIOUS” Well Done Woman) and was struck by how lovely and whimsical the trees were.
I was even more surprised and delighted when I saw Sharon had hand drawn and painted it.