Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Comfort Cross: Review & Giveaway

Congratlations...
 Shirley
and
Ruslady

Would you believe that a stay at home mom with a sweet 1 year old and a fantastic 2 year old can get stressed sometimes?  It's true.  Sometimes when Monkey had pottied in his pants for the fifth time in an hour, or climbed the cabinet to take food out of the cupboard... or when Crackers won't stop crying and I just don't know why... I feel frustrated.


One thing that we worked on a lot when we were foster parents was helping everyone find a way to "escape" when they were frustrated (yes, us included).  For the last week and a half, or so, I have been using the Comfort Cross to help me escape when I need it.  I kept it on the table, by my sewing machine, and when the kids were driving me absolutely crazy, I spent some time focusing on the cross while I regained perspective (and a sense of calm).  It's amazing to me, how a simple carved cross, can help me transform my mood. 

Comfort Crosses are individually carved from a single unique piece of beautifully grained olive wood pruned from the olive trees around Bethlehem the birthplace of Jesus. Christians have been carving crosses like this for hundreds of years, originally for pilgrims and more recently tourists visiting the Holy Land. Each craftsman receives a fair price to support their family and Christian community. The Comfort Cross is designed to fit comfortably into the palm of your hand as an aid to prayer or meditation. Ideal as your spiritual companion for easing children's fears, comforting worries and stresses of adults and focusing the prayer of the sick and elderly.  Click HERE for more information about the Comfort Cross.


Not only are Comfort Crosses beautifully made, and great for sharing with others, they are an inexpensive gift.  Easter is coming, why not buy one for someone you love for Easter? 

Buy it:
Comfort Crosses are a great deal at only $6 each!  They come with a nice velveteen bag, and an information card.  A second Comfort Cross is only $5.    Comfort Cross also offers opportnities for fund-raisers.  To find out about their fund raisers, check the website

AND Comfort Cross has offered a special price to my readers, 2 Comfort Crosses for $12, including shipping!  Click HERE for this GREAT deal.

Win it:
Two readers will win a Comfort Crosses!  Make sure to complete the "mandatory" entry before completing the others.  Leave your Email address in each comment.  Winner will be selected using random.org on March 16,2011 at noon EST.  US residents only.

Mandatory Entry:
"Like" My Comfort Cross on Facebook.

Additional Entries:
1) Subscribe to Crum's This N That by email.  The form is in the upper right column of my blog.
2) Follow Crum's This N that via Google Friend Connect or Networked blogs.
3) Visit My Comfort Cross and tell me something you learned.

29 comments:

  1. i like comfort cross on fb Joy Newlan newlanjoyatgmaildotcom

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  3. you can purchase a church pack for 50 crosses/bags newlanjoyatgmaildotcom

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  4. I like Comfort Cross on facebook!

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  5. "Like" My Comfort Cross on Facebook (gala ya)
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  6. i learned that today, the cottage industry is a major source of income for the Christians of Bethlehem.
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  7. I like My Comfort Cross on Facebook.

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  8. I am an e-mail subscriber.

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  9. I follow on GFC.

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  10. I learned that the olive tree is an evergreen which can grow for thousands of years.

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  11. Like My Comfort Cross on FB.

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  12. Email subscriber.

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  13. GFC follower.

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  14. They also have these that can be bought for fundraising.

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  15. I like comfy cross on facebook
    valerie sandel-stayton
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  16. I am a GFC follower
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  17. Like My Comfort Cross on FB-shirley e
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  18. I learned-When Franciscans arrived in the 16th century the artisans began creating religious souvenirs for the pilgrims.
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  19. Email subscriber
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  20. I follow GFC
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  21. I like My comfort cross on facebook!
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  22. I learned that The Comfort Cross is designed to fit comfortably into the palm of your hand as an aid to prayer or meditation!
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  23. I like Comfort Cross on facebook

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  24. I subscribed via Networked Blogs

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  25. Subscribed via email :)

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  26. "Like" My Comfort Cross on Facebook.
    Bonnie Phillips Walker

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  27. GFC blog follower
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  28. I learned Christian craftsmen have been carving the branches from the olive trees since the fourth century.

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