By Karen Kingsbury
Offers precise tales of modern day humans whose Christmas prayers have been spoke back in wonderful methods. That silent evening -- A aiding hand -- the main very good time of the 12 months -- Jessica's present -- a slightly of heaven -- domestic for Christmas -- a present for Noel -- the 1st day of Christmas -- unforeseen Christmas package deal -- Christmas angels -- The holy hand of God -- His mysterious methods -- Christmas roses -- Heavenly stumbling blocks This number of precise tales from bestselling writer Karen Kingsbury celebrates the secret and sweetness of Christmastime
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But she also cried because if Steve was finally ready to accept the truth, then maybe he was ready to work with her and not against her. Maybe there was hope after all. She wiped her eyes and looked at the carved figurine of the Christ child, and suddenly the answer to her question became clear. Jesus had given them himself. Because of him they could learn to love again. With him they could survive as a family. And through him they could live eternally in a place where Jessica could run and play and jump with the other children.
Dear God," she would whisper, "I'm not telling Mommy and Daddy about this, so please listen good. It's Christmastime and that's when you listen really hard to little girls' prayers. My teacher told me so. " Though they were no longer churchgoers and prayer was something forgotten in the Warner home, little Jessica prayed the same prayer every night that season. And in that way, she was like many boys and girls in many homes all across the country praying for their parents to love each other. But Jessica was also very different.
Vince was in the prime of his life, and he and Ruth had two young children. 19 Silently Paul prayed that God would spare him and give his body strength to fight the infection. Paul and Laura drove the five miles to the hospital, where they met up with Paul's parents. " Paul searched his father's eyes for an answer. "It's serious, son. Very serious. " The sudden change in Vince's condition had caught his father by surprise also. Sam Jacobs and his oldest son worked together in a family-run farm-equipment business.
A treasury of Christmas miracles : true stories of God's presence today by Karen Kingsbury