Month: December 2013

The Christmas Slippers by Suzanne Down

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Dear Lifeways friends, This Christmas story inspired one mom/teacher to start knitting slippers for homeless shelters as Christmas presents. She attaches this story to the slippers with a red ribbon for Christmas. I wet felted little story-sized slippers to use as a prop when telling this tale. I hope you tell it and enjoy telling …

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The Santa Lucia Angels and your Child’s Sleep by Rahima Baldwin Dancy

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BACKGROUND:There are so many festivals of light at this time of year, especially in countries where the days grow short. You may have seen pictures of the oldest daughter in Sweden, wearing a crown of burning candles and bringing pastries to the family on the morning of December 13th, Santa Lucia’s Day. (It’s a long, …

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