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Inspirational Christmas Reads

These hopeful, heartwarming holiday stories are sure to get you in the holiday spirit.

 

Christmas at Harrington's

A secondhand red coat unexpectedly brings hope to a destitute woman.

 

The Christmas Dog

An ordinary stray dog is the catalyst for change in an elderly woman's life.

 

A Plain and Simple Christmas

A young mother-to-be returns to her Amish community after being shunned for marrying an Englisher.

 

Sarah's Christmas Miracle

With the holiday approaching, a young girl leaves her home in an Amish community in search of her long lost brother.

 

The Memory Quilt: A Christmas Story for Our Times

After a recent widow receives word that her favorite granddaughter has filed for divorce, she searches for life's meaning. The story of the Virgin Mary provides a back-drop to the widow's struggles.

 

An Amish Christmas

A family in financial distress spends the holiday with an Amish family.

 

Call Me Mrs. Miracle

This touching tale, soon to be a TV movie, focuses on a woman who selflessly tries to improve her community.

 

Mary's Son: A Tale of Christmas

Just before Christmas, two angry children encounter a mysterious man named Nicholas.

 

Two Tickets to the Christmas Ball

A special Christmas dance might be the perfect place to bring two lonely people together.

 

The Great Christmas Bowl: A Christmas Novella

A busy mother must find balance in her quest for a perfect Christmas.