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Recent Kids Stories

A combo menorah and Christmas tree

Has your family changed? Try making new traditions that include everyone.

by Alina Larson

Boy learns about faith and Christmas

Who knew my son would learn the lesson of Christmas at a Jewish preschool?

by Laura Knight Moretz
, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Jon Gordon's positive thinking tips about staying energized during holidays

Jon Gordon's advice: Look to kids to boost your Christmas joy, spirit—and energy.

by Jon Gordon
, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Christmas tree star made from branches and pine cones

The tree was artificial and the top was bare. It didn't feel quite like Christmas.

by Peggy Frezon
, Rensselaer, New York

Bobbie's angel factory

What started as a simple gift for a friend became a nonprofit that raised nearly a million dollars for cancer research.

by Bobbie Burnett
, Annapolis, Maryland

Eva Rae Clark

She's one of Santa's Christmas angels for sure.

by Eva Rae Clark
, Lexington, North Carolina

Katie Brown

Hosting Thanksgiving for the first time taught TV's Katie Brown what really makes the day.

by Katie Brown
, Brooklyn, New York

Mother uses prayer to reconnect with son

My son hadn’t spoken to me for two years, not since I divorced his dad. Prayer was all I had to help me find a way back into his life.

by Sheryl Smith-Rodgers
, Blanco, Texas

Johnny Cash relies on faith to kick drug addiction

I was addicted to drugs. I thought there was no way out of that darkness—until someone reminded me to lean on my faith.

by Johnny Cash

Doug Stinson

I'd been smoking since I was 16 years old. How could the craving have just stopped overnight?

by Doug Stinson
, Hernando, Florida

Mary Steenburgen's earth angels are the four-legged, furry kind!

Actress Mary Steenburgen knows that a dog can change your life. She's had two inspiring canine earth angels do just that!

by Mary Steenburgen
, Ojai, California

Brett and Alyssa give the thumbs up

This Major Leaguer had little chance of hitting a home run...until he visited some kids who gave him hope.

by Brett Gardner
, New York, New York

Prayer brings Jamie and Christine closer than ever

Two women become closer when one is stricken with breast cancer, and in need of prayers.

by Jamie Howard
, Apex, North Carolina

Earth angels: Grandmother being helped by granddaughter

Get ready to celebrate Be an Angel Day, which falls on August 22nd. Here are some tips for becoming an earth angel this year!

by Alina Larson
, Senior Online Editor

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