Recent Christmas Stories

Bing Crosby sings in a scene from "White Christmas."

Enjoy this montage of America's favorite crooner singing Irving Berlin's beloved holiday favorite!

Grammy and Dove Award-winning singer Ashley Cleveland

From The Joys of Christmas 2014: Her mother had a unique plan for handling her teenage rebellion, for which singer Ashley Cleveland is now very grateful.

by Ashley Cleveland
, Franklin, Tennessee

Crustless Spinach Quiche
This recipe calls for less flour and more spinach than most quiches—without sacrificing flavor.
by Laurie Tribken
, Sierra Madre, California

A special friendship between a woman and her horse is captured on camera.

by Diana Aydin

A woman's cluttered desk is plastered with post-it notes.

Between my family and my job, I was stretched to the limit.

by Kerry M. Berk
, Havertown, Pennsylvania

Susan's dad in uniform, posing by a lake with her mom

This writer knew all of her father's stories—except the most important one.

by Susan Call
, Londonderry, New Hampshire

In honor of a 31st birthday, here's a list of wonders both big and small and some completely strange!

by Diana Aydin

Sometimes you need to sit and wait for the right time to give, and receive, an angel. Here's how one Christmas angel made the perfect appearance in July.

by Colleen Hughes

During a summer deluge, our blogger's thoughts turn to gingersnaps and an earthly angel who makes them all year long!

by Colleen Hughes

Donna Teti

A sign from above is comforting reassurance to a grieving sister.

by Donna Teti
, West Chester, Pennsylvania

John Gessick
His father was skeptical, but he was determined to sell enough cards all by himself to earn a transistor radio.
by John Gessick
, Pottsboro, Texas

A Christmas wreath

Apprehensive about her move to a new home, she started taking photos of her new neighborhood–and it made all the difference.

by Mary Whitney
, Leavittsburg, Ohio

An artist's rendering of a Christmas sweater with jingle bells for buttons

The button on her favorite Christmas sweater had been missing for years. Surely, after all this time, it was a lost cause.

by Donna Kelly
, Hagerstown, Maryland

An artist's rendering of a mechanic and greeter, both with angel wings

Car trouble almost ruined their post-Christmas cheer, but a pair of angels got them back on the road.

by Pamela Jones
, Toronto, Canada

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