By Karen Kingsbury

Offers actual tales of modern day humans whose Christmas prayers have been responded in remarkable methods. That silent evening -- A assisting hand -- the main significant time of the yr -- Jessica's reward -- a slightly of heaven -- domestic for Christmas -- a present for Noel -- the 1st day of Christmas -- unforeseen Christmas package deal -- Christmas angels -- The holy hand of God -- His mysterious methods -- Christmas roses -- Heavenly stumbling blocks This selection of actual tales from bestselling writer Karen Kingsbury celebrates the secret and beauty of Christmastime

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The nurse's eyes fell. "I'm sorry, sir," she said, unsure of whether she should tell him what happened. "Mrs. " Paul felt his heart skip a beat as he stood frozen in place, stunned by the news. " The nurse lowered her clipboard and frowned. "Then a few hours ago her heart just stopped. We worked with her for some time trying to bring her back, but her body didn't respond. " Paul thanked the nurse and turned back down the hallway to the elevator. He felt as though he were in a trance as he walked through the hospital to the waiting room on the first floor.

Pull it up! " Joe responded immediately, just as both men saw a split in the fog. They were not over the airport as they had thought. Instead they were over the lights of a busy interstate highway and had missed an overpass by no more than five feet. Steve felt his heart thumping wildly, and he was struck by the certainty of one thing. Short of divine intervention, there was no way they would escape their grave situation alive. The memory of "Silent Night" playing in the airport earlier that day rewound itself in Steve's mind.

So each night before she fell asleep, Jessica would 38 whisper her simple prayer, asking God to make her mommy and daddy love each other. But it hadn't seemed to make a difference. Finally, two weeks before Christmas, Steve took Cindy's hand gently in his own and studied her face. " he asked her. Tears sprang to Cindy's eyes, but her gaze remained calmly fixed on Steve's. " "I'll talk to a divorce lawyer," Steve said gently. "But let's wait until after Christmas. " As with most children, Jessica could tell things were worse between her parents.

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