Christmas

Katie Turner's Date Nut Balls; photo courtesy Katie Turner
Dessert

Date Nut Balls

This recipe was handed down to Katie from her mother, and now her own daughters help her make it at Christmastime

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Ina Garten. Photo credit: Quentin Bacon
Stories of Hope

Holiday Comfort Dishes with Chef Ina Garten

The author and star of The Barefoot Contessa shares her favorite, simple dishes to try and enjoy this holiday season.

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Motivational Stories

Joy to the World: The Inspiring Journey of the 2019 Rockefeller Tree

Carol Schultz shares how her Norway spruce was chosen from thousands to be the most famous Christmas tree in the world.

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Illustration of the Three Wise Men
Travel

How Three Kings Day Is Celebrated Around the World

The traditional celebrations vary from one country to another.

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Tonya May Avent. Photo credit: Jim Graham
Blended Families

Why Sweet Tea for Christmas?

Over the years, this delicious beverage became the cornerstone of her family’s holiday celebration.

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Katie Turner and her daughters. Photo credit: Katie Turner
Children

The Making of Christmas Mother-Daughter Tradition

This tasty date balls recipe was perfect for her two sous-chefs with little hands.

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Child actress Margaret O'Brien
Movies and TV

Guideposts Classics: Margaret O'Brien's Love of Christmas

In this story from December 1948, the mother of child actress Margaret O’Brien shares how she and her daughter celebrated the Christmas season.

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Wes Allard in 1954
Stories of Faith

An Angelic Embrace Warmed a Soldier's Heart for the Holidays

A soldier on active duty during the Korean War is comforted at Christmastime.

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Actor David Niven
Stories of Faith

Guideposts Classics: David Niven's Christmas Prayer

In this story from December 1963, the Oscar winner recalls a wartime Christmas Eve when his practice of praying before turning in for the night proved an inspiration to his fellow soldiers.

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A close-up photo of Tullia Hamilton smiling in her home.
Angels

A Family's Christmas Angel Miracle

A beloved glass angel was lost in Hurricane Katrina. But then they stepped into a local secondhand store.

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