Eight year old nathan has a beloved mother, Maggie, whom he is losing to cancer. The christmas shoes is a universal story of the deeper meaning of serendipity, and of how a power greater than ourselves can shape, a tale of our shared humanity, and even save, our lives. Sometimes, the things that can change your life will cross your path in one instant-and then, in a fleeting moment, they're gone.
But if you open your eyes, and watch carefully, you will believe. Robert is a successful attorney who has everything in life-and nothing at all. In this one encounter, their lives are forever altered as Robert learns an important lesson: sometimes the smallest things can make all the difference. He has lost sight of his wife, their two daughters, Kate, and ultimately himself.
But nathan and his family are building a simple yet full life, and struggling to hold onto every moment they have together. A chance meeting on christmas even brings Robert and Nathan together-he is shopping for a family he hardly knows and Nathan is shopping for a mother he is soon to lose. Focused on professional achievement and material rewards, Robert is on the brink of losing his marriage.
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Now his deepest wish is to become a doctor. Together, they will help guide Nathan through the darkest period in his life. Used book in Good Condition. Now a medical student in his third year, blessings, Nathan realizes there are still things to be learned about faith, and sacrifice. The christmas blessing is an inspiring about hope existing in the darkest places, and love is always the greatest gift of all.
And lessons learned from a young boy named Charlie, who teaches how to live a life of true courage. When a stranger named robert gave him the money to buy his mother a pair of shoes for her last Christmas, both Robert and Nathan learned the deepest lessons of love and giving. Lessons he will learn from meghan Sullivan-a young woman born with a hole in her heart that has not kept her from becoming a champion runner.
In the christmas shoes, young Nathan Andrews was a child who lost his mother to cancer.
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The christmas hope is a story of love in the face of loss, joy when all seems hopeless, and how light can shine into the darkest places. And christmas will once more be a time of joy in their home. But this year, patricia's job as a social worker will lead her to a very special five-year-old. Perennial new york times bestsellers and audie award finalists the christmas shoes and The Christmas Blessing have become inspirational holiday classics, and THE CHRISTMAS HOPE is poised to become a seasonal favorite in its own rightPatricia and Mark Addison have long given up the hope of having a meaningful Christmas.
Against her better judgment, Patricia bends the rules and takes the little girl to her own home. Through the presence of emily in their house, and her penetrating questions about heaven, the Addisons learn that there is no sorrow so great that faith cannot help you find your way through. Used book in Good Condition.
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When a twist of fate makes them roommates instead of neighbors, it's the ultimate test of patience and faith. Chaz has a good job as head of security at Wilson's Department Store, but each night he returns home to an empty apartment. In this warmly humorous and deeply poignant story, we are reminded that the Christmas Promise is the promise of second chances.
Used book in Good Condition. He befriends a young boy whose mother has fallen on hard times, giving him a chance to have a life he thought impossible. In the christmas promise, the lives of these characters collide and we learn that even as we move ahead, the past is never far behind. Miriam is a thorn in Gloria's side.
Now, having moved from her small town and all the painful memories it held, she is building a life by caring for people in need. And each year on earth we make promises to each other. And when we are forgiven much, we love much. Each christmas we are given a promise from heaven. He longs for a wife and family of his own but realizes that the life choices he's made have alienated him.
Each christmas she places a card in an envelope on her tree, restating a promise she made to her husband before he died. Miriam is a constantly critical, disapproving neighbor who looks with suspicion at all the good things Gloria does.
The Christmas Secret: A Novel
When christine saves the life of a woman who works in Wilson's department store, the owner of Wilson's wants to find her, but Christine has disappeared, to thank her, losing another job once again. The christmas secret is a novel for anyone who wants to see how love is a gift that keeps giving back; that hope is a treasure that never runs dry, and that faith is a miracle that is reborn with each new day.
When a struggling young single mother saves the life of an elderly woman, and determination, loyalty, she sets into motion a series of events that will test her strength, all the while setting her on the path to finding true love. He sets his grandson, Jason, to the task of finding the mysterious "Christy.
Jason, an accountant by trade who has lost his job to downsizing, thinks he is "above" working at Wilson's. Her ex-husband provides little, if any, child support and makes life difficult for Christine by using the children as pawns. Christine eisley is the mother of seven-year-old Zach and five-year-old Haley.
Romance. The christmas secret is now a Hallmark Movies & Mysteries original film. She works long hours as a waitress to make ends meet, but her job is in jeopardy because she's often late to work due to the unreliable teenaged sitters she's forced to use. Fiction.
The Christmas Town: A Novel
Now twenty-years-old, she still longs for a place that she can truly call home. Fiction. And when she witnesses a car accident she is suddenly pulled into the small town of Grandon, first as a witness but then as a volunteer for the annual fundraiser for Glory’s Place, a center for single mothers and families who need assistance.
Donna vanliere, is back with this moving and uplifting story about finding love, New York Times bestselling author of the timeless The Christmas Shoes and The Christmas Hope, hope, and family in unexpected places. Lauren gabriel spent many years of her childhood in foster homes, wishing her mother would come back for her and be the family she needs.
Romance. When lauren ends her shift one night, she finds herself driving aimlessly in order to avoid returning to her lonely apartment. Her work as a cashier is unfulfilling, and at Christmas it’s unbearable with the songs and carols and chatter of Christmas that she hears throughout the day. Could this town and its people be the home she has always longed for? Used book in Good Condition.
The Christmas Light: A Novel
All of them are facing their own struggles, and all are finding their way through the dark. Used book in Good Condition. Fiction. Romance. The new york times bestselling author of the beloved The Christmas Hope series returns with this new heartwarming, inspirational story about the power of love and faith to reveal the possibilities that lay right in front of you.
Stephen and lily are happily married and ready to start a family. Sixteen-year-old kaylee is faced with a life-changing situation that has affected her whole family. In the small town of Grandon, five very different people discover the true meaning of Christmas. When they are brought together for a rather unconventional church Nativity, they will learn that with strength, courage, and love, there is always hope.
Jennifer and ryan are both single parents, joy, struggling with their own losses and heartache as they attempt to move forward in the present while still holding onto the memories, and heartache of the past.
The Christmas Star: A Novel
Fiction. Amy is hesitant – she’s been hurt before, and isn’t sure she’s ready to lose her heart again – but an unexpected surprise makes her reconsider her lonely lifestyle. As christmas nears and the town is blanketed in snow and beautiful decorations, Maddie and the charming staff at Glory’s Place help Amy to see that romance can be more than heartache and broken promises.
. Romance. Used book in Good Condition. From the new york times bestselling author of The Christmas Hope series comes another heartwarming, inspirational story for the holidays. Thirty-two-year-old amy denison volunteers at Glory’s Place, an after school program where she meets seven-year-old Maddie, a precocious young girl who has spent her childhood in foster care.
In the christmas star, donna VanLiere delivers yet another sweet, joyous story that is sure to capture readers' hearts. Unbeknownst to amy, with her eye on just the right man for Amy at Grandon Elementary School, Maddie is a mini-matchmaker, where she is a student.
The Christmas Note: A Novel
Gretchen daniels has recently moved into a condo with her two children to be closer to her mother, Miriam. Now she delivers a new inspirational novel about an unlikely friendship between two women―a friendship that will change each of their lives forever. There is little worth saving except for a few photos and a note that is discovered on the crate beside the bed.
One day a local landlord who is looking for Melissa knocks on Gretchen's door for assistance. Donna vanliere's Christmas books have enthralled millions of readers. As they build a life together in their new community, Melissa McCreary, they notice a mysterious young woman, who lives next door. Gretchen reaches out and offers to help Melissa, but the apartment is a gut-wrenching shamble of a home.
Romance. Fiction. It is unfinished, but in the two scribbled lines, Melissa discovers secrets about her family that she never could have imagined. Can two very different women embark on a journey that explores a long-buried need for forgiveness, hope, and redemption? Used book in Good Condition. She has few possessions, little personality, and keeps to herself.
Melissa's mother has died and in the coming weeks the landlord needs Melissa to empty her mother's apartment.
The Christmas Journey
Romance. Used book in Good Condition. Fiction. The eighty-mile journey of a common carpenter and a simple peasant girl is one of the most powerful stories in history. Accompanied by moving and beautifully rendered illustrations throughout, Donna VanLiere's retelling shows that the story of the Nativity is alive in our modern world.
As books go out of print and stories fade from memory, the journey of Joseph and Mary and her delivery inside a common barn continues to bless and inspire hope in people around the world.
The Angels of Morgan Hill Women of Faith Fiction
From donna vanliere--the author of the beloved Christmas Hope series--comes a moving novel of faith, family, and destiny. You might think that what you're about to read has a great deal to do with my father and growing up poor in east Tennessee, but there is so much more--what captured my heart was the hope of belonging and the dream of family.
The woman i am has a great deal to do with that ninth year of my life. The turners are the first black family ever to move into the area, and while their presence challenges the comfort of many in the small, Jane and her brother, tight-knit community, John, have found new friends. Then tragedy strikes the Turner household, and the Gable family is asked to make a decision that could rip their world apart.
Fiction. It started out as any other year, nothing extraordinary, but as each day unfolded it became remarkable in every way. There are times when I'm still amazed we made it through. It has been said that every life has a story. This is my story…--from the prologue jane gable thinks 1947 will be like every other year in Morgan Hill, Tennessee but but it's the year everything changes.
Jane first lays eyes on young Milo Turner the day that her abusive, alcoholic father is buried in the Morgan Hill cemetery. One path might open up a whole new world and bring them closer than ever.