Recent Christmas Stories

Author's mom with cat, Jade.

How could I cheer Mom up for the holidays?

by Karen Barchent
, Findlay, Ohio

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Go out in a spirit of love and do something for somebody who is in need.

by Norman Vincent Peale

Jesus, Mary and Joseph in the manger

You'll want to share this moving and inspiring prayer from former Guideposts editor Van Varner with everyone you love.

An artist's rendering of an angel, a lion and a lamp ebracing

Her granddaughter had a unique request for Santa, one very much in the spirit of the season.

by Bonita Laettner
, Angola, New York

An artist's rendering of a smiling angel holding a cherry pie
Christmas was for sharing, but with her own cupboards empty, she had nothing to give. Or did she?
by Vicki Johnson
, Buckeye, Arizona

It's time to celebrate; how are you getting into the spirit of the season?

by Adam Hunter

Rebecca Barlow Jordan

The missing Jesus figure in her nativity set is a wake-up call for her prayer life.

by Rebecca Barlow Jordan
, Greenville, Texas

Take the challenges your are facing and give them over to the Lord. Give them over to prayer.

by Peola Hicks

A flash mob performs at George Best Belfast City Airport.
An Ohio family that won a contest to visit relatives in Belfast is surprised at the airport by a Yule-themed flash mob.

All the stuff you’re doing can just be part of your prayer: Tie up a package with a prayer for the person who’s getting the gift...

by Rick Hamlin

Kathy Howard
The hospital was the last place she wanted to be, but it served to remind her of the reason for the season.
by Kathy Howard
, Blackshear, Georgia

Captain Robert A. Bager, U.S. Army

Click through the images to read one woman's tale of receiving a Christmas message from heaven.

"It was a true miracle," guest blogger Diana Aydin's mom says. "My happiest Christmas."

by Adam Hunter

Tag with "Be a Santa for a Senior" Tag

For Christmas, I had one less person to shop for. I didn’t want it that way.

by Marla Miller
, Englewood, Tennessee

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