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Where Angels Go

The sights and sounds of Christmas were all around him. At home, the scent of evergreen mingled with ginger and spice, and multicolored lights glittered throughout the house. This was Harry Alderwood'...

A Season of Angels

Chapter 1 The manger was empty. Leah Lundberg walked past the nativity scene Providence Hospital put out every year, stopped, and stared. The north wind cut through her like a boning knife as Leah stu...

Those Christmas Angels

One Anne Fletcher pulled the last box of Christmas decorations from the closet in the spare bedroom. She loved Christmas—always had and always would, regardless of her circumstances. It was a bit earl...

Skipping Christmas

The gate was packed with weary travelers, most of them standing and huddled along the walls because the meager allotment of plastic chairs had long since been taken. Every plane that came and went hel...

Glad Tidings

THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT CHRISTMAS To Emma Ingram (the real Emma) and her mother Chapter One On that cold day I was born, in February 1955, my great-aunt gave me a classic fruitcake for the celebration...

Touched by Angels

One The young man wore a staple in one ear. Brynn Cassidy tried not to stare as he paraded past her and slouched down in the desk in the farthest corner of the classroom. His nose was decorated with a...

Shirley, Goodness and Mercy

One Greg Bennett had always hated Christmas. He’d never believed in “goodwill toward men” and all that other sentimental garbage. Christmas in the city—any city—was the epitome of commercialism, and S...

Comfort & Joy

Part One “It’s a dangerous business . . . going out of your door. You step into the Road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” —J. R. R. TOLKIEN C hris...

Mere Christianity

Born in Ireland in 1898, C. S. Lewis was educated at Malvern College for a year and then privately. He gained a triple first at Oxford and was a Fellow and Tutor at Magdalen College 1925-54. In 1954 h...

The Problem of Pain

When Mr Ashley Sampson suggested to me the writing of this book, I asked leave to be allowed to write it anonymously, since, if I were to say what I really thought about pain, I should be forced to ma...

The Screwtape Letters

To J. R. R. TOLKIEN "The best way to drive out the devil, if he will not yield to texts of Scripture, is to jeer and flout him, for he cannot bear scorn." - Luther "The devill . . . the prowde spirite...

The Perfect Christmas

Chapter 1 “W ho mails out Christmas cards before Thanksgiving?” Cassie Beaumont lamented to her best friend. Angie Barber looked up from her microscope and seemed to take an extra moment to consider w...