Smiles and tears come as I hang each ornament, some from my cherished grandparents, DH's mom made me an angel - they are all in Heaven now. Mom has made many of them. My first Christmas in TX, she sent me a box of small wooden ornaments, and glass angels. The angels, like me, have been broken thru the years...but they are still on the tree. A few from friends who've left their faith and families - and want no contact with us; some we've lost contact with completely.
Our tree is not now, nor ever gonna be the 'latest' craze or in decorators magazines, but it's filled with memories of the past, hope for future, and love for family and friends - and for a God who sent His only Son that we might have eternal life!
May God bless you all with hope, happiness and love!!! May the Lord Jesus live in your hearts!
Until we meet again, may the good Lord take a likin' to ya'