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Virtual Christmas party
Positive Living

3 Fun Ideas for Virtual Holiday Parties

The togetherness is real even if no one is in the same room at these delightful gatherings.

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Arthur Levine; Photo credit: Tess Thomas
Books

A Brief History on Why Jews Give Presents at Hanukkah

Arthur Levine, author of The Hanukkah Magic of Nate Gadol, shares what he hopes families take away from this magical story.

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Barbara Stanwyck and Dennis Morgan in Christmas in Connecticut
Movies and TV

25 Classic Movies to Watch in December on TCM

During the holidays many of us revisit beloved classic films. Here are 25 movies, many with a Christmas theme, that are airing on Turner Classic Movies in December 2020.

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Lori Durham (left) with Allison and Betty; photo by Charlotte Kesl
Aging Parents

Suddenly She Was a Sandwich Generation Caregiver

First her daughter and her husband moved in. Then her mother-in-law. So much for her empty nest.

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Ty'Ann Brown, Guideposts' Vice President of Ministries; photo by Kennies Earl
Stories of Faith

Keep the Faith: The Joy of Giving at Christmas

Guideposts’ Vice President of Ministries shares a treasured family memory of an early experience with Christmas giving.

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Cecil Murphey at his home in Tucker, Georgia; photo by Michael A Schwarz
Stories of Hope

How a Pastor and Author Came to Terms with His Grief After Losing His Wife

A special gift helped Cecil Murphey accept his loss on the first Christmas in 58 years without his spouse.

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Kyle on his graduation night with Grandma Honeybunch; photo courtesy Brenda Brown
Grandchildren

His Grandmother Trained Him to Be a Gentleman

When he became interested in girls, he knew just where to turn for guidance: a grandmother named Honeybunch.

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Two pink/red address books with attached pencils; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: In The Books

Her old fashioned gesture brought Christmas delight to her daughters.

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Luca, a young boy; Photo credit: Hannah Yoon
God's Grace

His Scary Near-Death Experience Became a Powerful Testimonial

He was only a few weeks old when he was rushed to the hospital.  Now, his memories of watching from above comfort them all.

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A Southern Casserole at a New York Thanksgiving
Family

A Southern Casserole at a New York Thanksgiving

The coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to spend the holiday with her family down South. So, she decided to bring a little Southern comfort to her northern celebration.

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