Strength will not save, but Love just might!

Would you love a heart-warming story to share? One infused with Christian messages? Then join the Christmas Tree on his heroic journey!

In the spirit of The Little Prince, and in the style of Oscar Wilde’s fairy tales, this book will transport you through time and space and otherworldly encounter, even to the throne of God!

The author dreamt up this story after witnessing the abandonment of trees onto sidewalks after Christmas in New York City, but here his whispered love awakens the courage of a little boy to protect his beloved tree.

This tale embodies all the magic of the festive season, complete with shepherds, wise men, angels, the Christ child, and even St. Nicholas himself! Now be swept up in its timeless enchantments!

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“Lyrical, spiritually enchanting. More than just another Christmas story, this is a unique novel that marries tradition with Biblical involvement and in doing so becomes an important part of our literature.”
San Francisco Review of Books


“Full of magic and wonder
Captures your imagination… A very well written book… Connects readers with their hearts.”
Amazon reviews

Hear the Author read from The Christmas Tree


Audiobook excerpts

Five excerpts from Abdiel’s audiobook narration.

1/ The Christmas Tree arrives in his new home.
“Two nights had come and gone… began to heal in the vessel of water at his foot.”
(00:00, from Chapter 2)

2/ The Christmas Tree becomes part of a Nativity scene.
“Finally, the day they called Christmas… a glory that illuminated all the upturned faces.”
(5:36, from Chapter 3)

3/ The Christmas Tree awakes to Christmas Day!
“But now, amidst the laughter, the baby creature… ‘…when we’re not looking?’ “
(10:34, from Chapter 3)

4/ The Christmas Tree and his sister are transformed!
“She took him by the hand and led him upstream… and the wings were flying!”
(13:23, from Chapter 7)

5/ Our Christmas Tree arrives at the River of Life!
“Our tree found himself again… the sparrow, who landed in his topmost branches.”
(17:35, from Chapter 8)


Preface

Abdiel introduces his novella and what inspired him to write it!


Chapter One


Chapter Two


Chapter Three