Christmas Quartet

When her son's teacher revealed that Santa was sick, Jennifer Steiner Maddux had an idea. She knew someone who would fit quite well in a Santa suit.
Santa stand-in rescues the day for preschoolers, grandson
For Celia Blauser, random acts of kindness that she encountered at local post offices captured the spirit of the season.
Kindness among strangers in the post office delivers a message for the holidays
For Merry Beth Tomaszewski, it wasn't one particular gift or big moment that made Christmas special — it was an amalgamation, a collection of traditions, memories, remembrances, and years of love and security that made up a blessed childhood.
The blessing of Christmas has always been the family that chose her
Your imagination is a strange thing, especially if you are a child. In the first installment of our Christmas Quartet series, Brenda Hite Lile recalls a time her daughters' imaginations ran wild during a trip to cut down a Christmas tree.
Fox encounter makes for memorable trek into the woods for a Christmas tree


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