Many years ago my grandfather asked what I wanted from Santa Clause. I proceeded to share my self-indulgent list of gifts I wished for. With irritation, he responded, “You know, money doesn't grow on trees! You want too many things, we’re gonna need a tree that grows money to buy you all the gifts you want.”
I had no idea what I had done wrong, but I had this sense that I had done something. My face flushed bright red and I felt sick to my stomach.
As an adult, I am aware that money does not grow on trees. At times, I wished I could find such a tree. Today, there is something else that grows on trees. Read moreRead More