|About the Book|
The Memory TreeAt Christmas, a young mother mourning the loss of their possessions in a fire learns from her children an invaluable lesson on how to start again.The Most Important IngredientAnita is grieving over the fact that her broken wrist wonMoreThe Memory TreeAt Christmas, a young mother mourning the loss of their possessions in a fire learns from her children an invaluable lesson on how to start again.The Most Important IngredientAnita is grieving over the fact that her broken wrist won’t allow her to continue her favorite holiday tradition of baking cookies for friends and family. Then Anita’s two small daughters assure her that she doesn’t have only one hand—she has five.If Wishes Were HorsesWhen a horse galloped up and stopped at the barn door, eight year old Kim knew her prayers for a horse for Christmas had been answered. But her thoughts go in a very different direction after her mom shares a life changing memory.Live as in LivelyThis live outdoor Nativity turns out a lot “livelier” than the director anticipated.Let It SnowAn overstressed mother remembers a past when her own mom made every holiday full of fun and joy. At the last moment, she realizes what is truly important and changes directions for the family Christmas Eve party.One Midnight ClearWhile studying a Christmas store window scene, a homesick man is shocked to find himself handcuffed to the woman at his side. As he looks at her small son’s guilty face, Tim realizes his life is about to take an unexpected turn.Star of BethlehemA small girl’s desire for a Christmas tree is granted by a loving community, bringing hope to her family.In For a PennyA couple who believes their marriage is irrevocably broken finds healing, life lessons, and hope during a visit to an eccentric relative.Breath of GodA Minnesota farm girl in the early 1900’s has been forced into a woman’s responsibilities. Betsy’s struggles to come to terms with her deceased mother’s plans for her bring her in conflict with both family and community expectations. Memories of the love between her parents help Betsy make the decisions she needs to face her future.Piano ChristmasA schoolgirl’s sacrifice of a gift from her cherished teacher gives hope to a classmate and also shows her that giving can bless the giver as well.Pocketful of LoveA grandmother learns that love is never lost when you reach out to others.