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The "W" in Christmas


Each December I vowed to make Christmas a calm and peaceful experience. I had cut back on nonessential obligations - extensive card writing, endless baking, decorating, and even overspending. Yet still I found myself exhausted, unable to appreciate the precious family moments and, of course, the true meaning of Christmas.

My son Nicholas was in kindergarten that year. It was an exciting season for a six-year-old. For weeks he'd been memorizing songs for his school's "Winter Pageant." I didn't have the heart to tell him I'd be working the night of the production. Unwilling to miss his shining moment, I spoke with his teacher...

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Anonymous Anonymous Says:

This true story, originally titled "Christmas Love", was written by Candy Chand of the town Rancho Murieta in Sacramento county of California, author of several copyrighted inspirational works. FYI, if you'd like to own a copy, it's available as a small, single-story, hard-back (gift?) book at stores all over the USA and online at Amazon.
-Mike

 

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