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Children

Recent Children Stories

I can never thank God enough for being so good to me and for the gift of my family.

by Michelle Cox

Happy are those who are thankful! A happy heart is a joyful heart.

by Rev. Pablo R. Diaz, D.Min

Maybe the key to living with gratitude is looking at life through a lens of grace.

 
by Shawnelle Eliasen

Karen Valentin and her two sons cooking dinner

This single mom worries her kids are missing out on their rich heritage

by Karen Valentin


How not to let your teen's spirit of gratitude morph into one of entitlement

by Terry Squires

watercolor of a heart.

This Thanksgiving look back over the last five or ten years...maybe even more.

by Tricia Goyer
, Little Rock, Arkansas

Rick Jackson

A boy alone at Christmas receives a gift that would change his life.

by Rick Jackson
, Atlanta, Georgia

An artist's rendering of a child's wooden truck, festooned with a red ribbon

A man who loved making wooden toys for kids' charities at Christmas sees his life's work carried on after his passing.

by Christine Goebel
, Salisbury, Maryland

Learning to enjoy God when you're running fast.

by Shawnelle Eliasen

Two of the young children served by Cactus Nazarene Ministry Center

Inspired by their Christian faith, the people of Cactus Ministry Center minister to the diverse immigrant communities in Cactus, Texas. Read Susan Downs' story!


Marlo and Danny Thomas in the 1960s, with a young St. Jude's patient

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital started with her father's prayer—and a promise kept.

by Marlo Thomas
, New York, New York

John and Carol on their wedding day

An amateur Santa guides a hospitalized boy to the source of all hope and healing.

by John Forrest
, Orillia, Ontario, Canada

Super hero figurines bow before the Christ child.

Did her grandsons really understand the meaning of the Nativity?

by Mary Lou Schulz Kaelberer
, Denver, Colorado

Shift your focus from what seems wrong in your life to what's right, good–even wonderful.

by Bob Hostetler

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