Christmas

Shane McDaniel and his sons (from left) Harrison, Wyatt and Henry in front of their pile of charity firewood.
People Helping People

How a Family Photo Kept The Christmas Spirit Alive

A Facebook post prompted many people to come together to donate firewood to veterans, seniors and single parents for the holidays. 

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Proud papa Hal helped straighten Pierce’s pin after she finished her training program.
Family

He Spent Christmas Flying With His Flight Attendant Daughter

His daughter helped him recover from a broken neck, so he took six flights in three days to make sure she spent her holiday with family. 

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Ginny Curry's old fashioned log cabin in Lancaster, OH on January 8, 2018. Curry's husband Bill began to build the cabin and then fell ill and passed away. With the help of friends, they completed the authentic log cabin.
Stories of Hope

Her Husband's Last Promise: A Christmas Cabin to Call Her Own

Her husband died before he could finish constructing her Christmas cabin, but with the help of two friends and some divine intervention, the cabin was completed.

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Myquillyn Smith in her cozy home.
Emotional and Mental Health

Myquillyn Smith: Less Can Be More with Christmas Decorating

This decorator wants you to free yourself of your Christmas clutter and focus on what is truly important this holiday season.

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Myquillyn Smith, the Merry Minimalist, photographed January 2, 2019, in her home for Guideposts Joys of Christmas 2019 edition.
Inspiring Stories

Myquillyn Smith: The Simple Joys of the Christmas Season

The blogger, decorator and author of Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff says to "free yourself" from all your Christmas clutter. Let go of rewrapping gifts and endless decorating, she says, and realize that finding Christmas joy is as simple as welcoming Jesus into your heart, friends into your home and family into every moment.

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Ginny Curry smiling in front of her Christmas cabin.
Stories of Hope

Her Husband Died Before Finishing Her Dream Christmas Cabin

But with the help of friends—and some divine inspiration—the pioneer cabin was ultimately completed.

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ILLUSTRATION BY BECCA STADTLANDER
Angels

A Christmas Tree at Easter?

Her family had a long tradition of celebrating the holiday whenever their military men came home.

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ILLUSTRATION BY MICHAEL GLENWOOD
Angels

A College Student's Do-It-Yourself Christmas Tree

With a little creativity, she gave her family a happy holiday celebration.  

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ILLUSTRATION BY JOHN JAY CABUAY
Angels

The Angel That Heard Their Christmas Wishes

A stranger showed up at their door with a heartwarming holiday surprise.

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Courtesy of Hallmark
Movies and TV

8 Hallmark Christmas Movies You Don’t Want to Miss

From Hanukkah to New Year's and small towns to the North Pole, there's a movie for everyone this holiday season. 

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