Sister

A sister is a precious gift, a lifelong friend, a keeper of family memories, and a companion through the years of your family's growth.
A chocolate Santa dollar bill for a waitress. Photo by Diana Aydin.
God's Grace

A Wonder-Filled Season

How spreading cheer made my spirits extra, extra bright. 

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Friends

Operation Blessing Bonnie

A family's generosity turns out to be not just a good idea, but a God idea.

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Daily Devotions

If You See Something, Pray Something

If something–or someone–is worth commenting on, isn't it worthy of prayer?

 

 
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Family on Christmas Eve. Photo courtesy Michelle Medlock Adams.
Family

Christmas Eve Traditions

It's not the games or sweets or even the gifts, it's all about family being together.

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God's Grace

Miraculous First Steps

This Christmas miracle took place right in the middle of the family room in 1984.

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Dogs

Should You Give a Pet for Christmas?

With pets as presents, planning makes all the difference.

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Sally with baby daughter Zoe. Photo courtesy Sally Hall.
Positive Living

Beating the Christmas Blues

How a hospital room began to look—and feel—a lot like Christmas

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Work Life

The Boy I Could Never Forget

In all my years of driving a school bus, one kid stood out—Charlie with his big gray eyes.  

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Cameron writes out his Christmas cards.
Grandchildren

Mimi Loves Me

A little boy who knows he's precious beyond words to someone.

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Movies and TV

6 Classic Christmas Movies You Might Have Missed

Here are some titles to consider when you're in the mood for some old-fashioned holiday fare.

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