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250 pages
Dec 2003
Review and Herald Publishing

Christmas in My Heart 12

by Joe L. Wheeler

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"The Christmas season is a time of joy and togetherness when beloved carols, glowing cancles, and crackling fireplaces fill the heart and holiday warmth.Embrace a sense of expectation as you curl up in a cozy chair and savor the delights of the season with "Christmasin my Heart". Each of the classic Christmas stories in this stirring collection is a sparkling reminder of hope and joy --and the greatest Gift that was ever given." --

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To one of the longest-running Christmas story anthologies in American history we add yet another volume--our twelfth in 12 years. The series is one of the finest libraries of Christmas stories in English. Whatís the secret of its appeal? Perhaps itís the lump-in-the-throat factor, the moving stories that grip the heart and moisten the eyes. Fortunately, all 12 volumes are still available in print at the original price.

In this year's collection Senator John McCain of Arizona recalls his most special Christmas, celebrated in a North Vietnamese prisoner-of-war camp, where men of faith, joyful and triumphant in the face of torment, exchanged gifts they did not have.

Another selection tells the story of the birth of "Silent Night," one of the songs the prisoners sang. Other stories tell of Christmas money lost and then better-than-found; of relationships mended; of temptations trumped; of orphans nurtured; of lovers reunited. In these pages the human spirit, with all its passion and pride, faith and foibles, finds hope once again in a manger.