By Karen Kingsbury
Offers actual tales of modern day humans whose Christmas prayers have been spoke back in brilliant methods. That silent evening -- A assisting hand -- the main significant time of the 12 months -- Jessica's present -- 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 number of precise tales from bestselling writer Karen Kingsbury celebrates the secret and sweetness of Christmastime
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The first call of the night involved a woman who had been badly beaten by her husband. Armstrong watched as the officer handcuffed the man and led him away; he saw the relief on the woman's face, and suddenly something clicked. He might write a thousand stories about good and evil in the course of a lifetime. But none of them could do for that woman what the police officer had just done. No story could ever rescue her from her pain. Armstrong sought police work the very next day and never once looked back.
Doctors had removed the appendix, but during the procedure the organ had burst, spewing poisonous infection throughout his body. At first antibiotics seemed to handle the invasion of infection throughout his system. But the day before, Vince's fever had begun to rise and the family had again grown concerned. Still, even the doctors hadn't thought Vince's illness could be life threatening until now. Paul thought about what would happen if his older brother died and shuddered. Vince was in the prime of his life, and he and Ruth had two young children.
Most truck drivers tended to see the police as cutting into their earnings by writing them tickets, while the police saw truckers as reckless people who placed their potential earnings before safety. The truth, of 14 course, was somewhere in the middle. But still, Armstrong couldn't remember a time when he'd been approached by a truck driver outside of the line of duty. The trucker wore jeans, a T-shirt, and a baseball cap. He walked up to the counter and stood alongside Armstrong. The officer noticed that the normal buzz of conversation and activity had stilled and the cafe was silent.
A treasury of Christmas miracles : true stories of God's presence today by Karen Kingsbury