The Leaves

The Leaves is a Christian Science Nursing Facility located in Richardson Texas.

Mission: The Leaves provides skilled Christian Science nursing, progressive residential living, and opportunities for study and renewal in a vibrant atmosphere supporting spiritual healing.

The Leaves' Connection

Enjoy the latest short video from The Leaves!

We recently used an unusual source for making rose art prints - celery! We had a great time and our artwork reflects it!

Members from Third Church, Dallas visited us today to do a driveway parade, complete with balloons, bubbles, beads and big-hearted joy! We loved it! Thank you so much y'all!

Yesterday Yvonne Fitzwilliams, Director of Christian Science Nursing, gave a beautiful presentation on Ghana, where she was born. We learned so much about Ghana and enjoyed seeing many Ghanaian items such as bright and beautiful clothing, accessories and currency. Yvonne gave us a quick history lesson about the first African country, formerly known as the Gold Coast, to become independent from Britain. She also brought a poster of Ghanaian royalty and explained the clothing, food and culture. Thank you so much Yvonne, that was amazing! Please enjoy photos from her presentation.

On Thursday we thoroughly enjoyed a piano concert performed by Kayleigh Ebenrick!

Last Tuesday we enjoyed an online concert by "Together in Harmony" a group of 50+ young musicians who performed the concert from their homes via Zoom.

We've got 4 suggested ways to give to The Leaves! We're so grateful for all who are giving today on #GivingTuesdayNow.

[05/04/20]   The fourth way to give to The Leaves during #GivingTuesdayNow is "botanically!" Our garden could use some support and "social distancing" outdoors in the garden is easy. Please consider a donation of a few herb or tomato plants, or of a little time in the herb or rose garden. Please call 972-643-3551 for more details. We appreciate you and are grateful for your support!

[05/04/20]   "Neighborly" is the third way you can give to The Leaves during #GivingTuesdayNow. Creekside residents have been sheltering in-house for nearly 8 weeks now with no visitors coming in and residents not going out for events. They would love to hear from you! Please mail a note to "Residents at Creekside at The Leaves" for all of the residents to read! Thank you so much!

[05/04/20]   The second of four ways you can give to The Leaves: financially. Please visit our website and click on the link to donate electronically. Or you can call our Business Manager Susie West (972)643-3523 or mail your donation to the address on our website. Thank you for your support!

[05/04/20]   The first of four ways you can give to The Leaves: metaphysically. Please join us daily in prayer to support "the healing of the nations." The Leaves' name is from Rev. 22:2 "...and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations." Please check out our website for the other 3 ways!

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The Leaves is participating in #GivingTuesdayNow - a global day of giving and unity that will take place on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. It’s an emergency response to the unprecedented need of the current environment. Visit our website for four ways you can give to The Leaves during #GivingTuesdayNow.

As an addition to our scheduled April activities at Creekside at the Leaves, Kayleigh Ebenrick presented a program about her techniques for painting. She worked on a piece and also had three beautiful pieces on display. So wonderful to see the artist at work! Thank you Kayleigh!

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Yesterday we enjoyed basketball skills and drills with Steven. We had a surprise player show up, too - Chef Kemi!

Here's part 2 of our gardening experience - planting the flowers! Grateful for Kayleigh's awesome music, too!

Painting some bright color on our terra-cotta pots!

Marian took this lovely photo of our garden while on a walk yesterday.

Our Easter Basket activity was a hopping good time! Who doesn't like a little chocolate?!

Welcome to our new "bowling league!" 🥰

We all enjoyed the Quilt Show yesterday presented by our very own Linda Larsen! Thanks, Linda for sharing your creativity with us!

Internationally renowned soulful singer-songwriter Lola Kristine gave a beautiful concert here several weeks ago. She sang such inspiring songs with crystal clear voice!

We had a delightful time today at The Chocolate Angel. Many laughs and wonderful food!

Walker & Adams, a local husband and wife musical duo, performed for us last Thursday in The Leaves Great Room. We joined them to sing a few of our Christmas favorites!

Instead of "going on a sleigh ride" we created our own! And to make it even better, we used chocolate!

Here's a peek at resident Patty Rowe at work on a new piece of art.

December 2019 Dallas Arboretum Photos

December 2019 Dallas Arboretum Photos

It's Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is tomorrow!

December 3rd is #GivingTuesday. If you only give once a year, we hope you'll consider donating to The Leaves. During this time of year, we have our Big Heart Challenge Match as well as Giving Tuesday, where your money goes twice as far in this fantastic matching opportunity. You can donate right here through Facebook by clicking "Donate" below. Our most sincere thanks from all of us here at The Leaves. #donate #gratitude #thankyou #ChristianScienceNursing

The Thanksgiving festivities continued with turkey volleyball! We had a gobblin’ good time bopping the “turkeys” around! It was so fun to get in the holiday spirit with a bit of light-hearted activity. #thanksgiving #happyholidays #turkeyvolleyball #balloonvolleyball #keepitup

Our Creekside residents enjoyed a special Hawaiian treat! Dorayne Breedlove brought her hula dancing presentation to The Leaves. We were all “Living the Life of Aloha” and had a fantastic time! #huladancing #hawaii

Our Thanksgiving craft time produced these adorable turkey coasters for our place settings!

Ashley Alarcon's concert was enlightening and so entertaining! We enjoyed hearing flute pieces from the Baroque era, an Ernesto Koehler waltz and the Carmen Fantasy entract. Such beautiful music and a lovely flutist!

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