Christmas Tithe – 99 Words
By Ami (Gypsie) Offenbacher-Ferris
“I’m telling you, she’s a witch!” Said the boy carrying the end of the tree.
“She’s not a witch!” Chimed the other two boys.
“She’s just an old woman.” The first boy said.
“Besides,” the middle boy huffed, “a witch wouldn’t want a Christmas tree every year!”
“Momma says it’s a tithe to keep her happy,” the third boy whispered.
The old lady beckoned them in where they set the tree in its stand. She led them out and as the door closed they heard her laughingly say,
“I am not a witch love, not a witch at all.”