Ready for the Christmas spirit? Light the Yule log, grab a snuggly blanket, and settle in for a
collection of stories celebrating the season. This collection of festive tales honors our beloved
traditions, reminds us of our moorings, and warms our hearts. Short stories and novellas take us
on a journey from 1868 to today. You'll travel from Bethlehem with angel Gabriel to an airport
in Colorado. Lena Nelson Dooley, Lisa Bell, Gail Kittleson, Cleo Lampos, and Paula Peckham
offer tales commemorating the wonderful season of hope and possibility. Welcome to Christmas
Love Through the Ages.
Listen, by Lisa Bell: If you were the angel Gabriel, how would you get people to remember Jesus at Christmastime?
A Father’s Gift, by Paula Peckham: A young man, anticipating the birth of his child, learns about love and sacrifice only a father can give.
The Rescued Christmas, by Lena Nelson Dooley: Can a young woman trust God to turn her worst nightmare into a blessing?
Turtle Creek Christmas, by Gail Kittleson: Finding a home means everything to an orphan girl, but discovering the joy of Christmas surpasses her wildest dreams.
A Divine Romance, by Lena Nelson Dooley: A friend leads Jolene to Colorado and then to Jesus.
A Bookmobile Noel, by Cleo Lampos: The difficulties of rural Illinois in the Great Depression are lessened by a novice librarian’s ingenuity.
Gold Mine Christmas, by Gail Kittleson: Though we seek earthly fortune, genuine treasure remains a matter of the heart.
Blessings on the 38th Parallel, by Cleo Lampos: Amid war-weary Korea in 1952, hope rekindles in the lives of a soldier and a MASH nurse.
A Christmas Hallelujah, by Paula Peckham: In the aftermath of a canceled Christmas Eve flight, strangers become friends when presented with the chance to show selfless love to a fellow journeyer.