‘Twas the night before Christmas – Day 24 in the “25 Christmas Stories To Warm Your Heart” Series

By Clement Clarke Moore ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the houseNot a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug in their beds,While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads;And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I […]

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Who Will Take the Son – Day 23 in the “25 Christmas Stories To Warm Your Heart” Series

Author Unknown – As published on Zenoch’s View A wealthy man and his son loved to collect rare works of art. They had everything in their collection, from Picasso to Raphael. They would often sit together and admire the great works of art. One day the son went to war. He was very courageous and died in battle while saving another soldier. […]

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Big Wheel Truckstop – Day 22 in the “25 Christmas Stories To Warm Your Heart” Series

Author Unknown – As published on Zenoch’s View In September 1960, I woke up one morning with six hungry babies and just 75 cents in my pocket. Their father was gone. The boys ranged from three months to seven years; their sister was two. Their Dad had never been much more than a presence they feared. Whenever they heard his […]

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Two Brothers – Day 21 in the “25 Christmas Stories To Warm Your Heart” Series

Originally published by motivateus I have a heart warming story to tell you my friends. It involves my family that was able to help another family out. Hope you enjoy it~ Every year my parents have gone out to the streets of San Francisco to hand out gift packages filled with food and candies to the homeless. They also give […]

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The White Envelope – Day 20 in the “25 Christmas Stories To Warm Your Heart” Series

Nancy W. Gavin It’s just a small, white envelope stuck among the branches of our Christmas tree. No name, no identification, no inscription. It has peeked through the branches of our tree for the past 10 years or so. It all began because my husband Mike hated Christmas—oh, not the true meaning of Christmas, but the commercial aspects of it-overspending…the […]

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The Gold and Ivory Tablecloth – Day 19 in the “25 Christmas Stories To Warm Your Heart” Series

Howard C. Schade A pastor’s impulsive purchase leads to an incredible reunion. Coincidence—or divine guidance? You be the judge in this story of a true Christmas miracle. At Christmastime, men and women everywhere gather in their churches to wonder anew at the greatest miracle the world has ever known. But the story I like best to recall was not a […]

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The Other Wise Man – Day 18 in the “25 Christmas Stories To Warm Your Heart” Series

Henry Van Dyke The other wise man’s name was Artaban. He was one of the Magi and he lived in Persia. He was a man of great wealth, great learning, and great faith. With his learned companions he had searched the scriptures as to the time that the Savior should be born. They knew that a new star would appear […]

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The Gold Wrapping Paper – Day 17 in the “25 Christmas Stories To Warm Your Heart” Series

Author Unknown Once upon a time, there was a man who worked very hard just to keep food on the table for his family. This particular year a few days before Christmas, he punished his little five-year-old daughter after learning that she had used up the family’s only roll of expensive gold wrapping paper. As money was tight, he became […]

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Fate Threw a Tree At Us – Day 15 in the “25 Christmas Stories To Warm Your Heart” Series

Gertrude Albert During the hustle and bustle of Christmastime 1958, we told our children, ages 3 and 4, about the beautiful Christmas tree we would have in a few days. On Christmas Eve, at the bakery we had recently purchased, we counted the receipts, cleaned the shop and headed for home with our two sleepy children. Suddenly, we remembered we […]

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