Decisions — The Giving Tree


The Giving Tree
by Shel Silverstein



“Once there was a tree….and she loved a little boy.”  So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein.

This is a tender story, touched with sadness, aglow with consolation.  This book is for all ages offers readers an interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another’s capacity to love in return.


I have bought this book many times as a gift and also for my own children….the message in this book is incredible and touching. 
Happy Holidays —
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Lori is a recognized Protocol and Etiquette expert who received her training in 1997 from The Protocol School of Washington. Lori is certified and trained in International and Corporate Protocol and Etiquette instruction. Lori began her career with the Disneyland Resort in 1975 and has over 40 years of service with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. In 2001, Lori Dominguez received the Orange County Tourism Council's Service Excellence award in the area of accommodations (Hotels). Lori continues teaching workshops on Protocol & Etiquette to local schools in Southern California including Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Long Beach and Cal Poly Pomona and Chapman University. She enjoys Fashion, blogging, being a dog mom, loves social media and travel. Her family includes two grown sons; a husband who is a high school biology teach; and one very spoiled Bernese Mountain Dog.
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2 Responses to Decisions — The Giving Tree

  1. Gary says:

    At Casa Youth Shelter we use a “Giving Tree” for presents to the kids on Christmas Day. The table-top Christmas Tree is covered in gift cards instead of ornaments. All of the gift cards have been donated by the community. The kids will draw numbers and take one card at a time off of the tree. Yesterday we had 5 youth in shelter.

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