Giver of Gifts: Three Stories of Christmas Grace
Revell, 2007 (2007)
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Reviewed by Melissa Parcel
ooking for a book to get you in the mood for the holidays? These three touching stories will grab your heart and put you in the Christmas spirit.
he first story,
When My Mother Was Eleven-Foot-Four
, is the extended version of a children's book of the same title by the author. It's the true story of his childhood Christmases, when money was tight but spirit was plentiful. The second story is
, set back at the time of Jesus' birth from Joseph's perspective, one that is often overlooked. Finally,
Through a Glass Darkly
features a magical mirror that allows a girl to see the inner personas and pasts of those she views in the reflection. It helps to create new perspective in her cynical life.
hese poignant stories will get the reader in a giving and loving frame of mind during the Christmas season. If you are looking for some short, but sweet, spiritually imbued Yuletide tales,
Giver of Gifts
is an ideal choice.
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