Christmas is a time filled with family fun, celebration of the Birth of Christ, and a whole lot of activity. It also leads to funny Christmas stories, and Inspirational Christmas stories. (And there are also Easter stories, stories of love on Valentine's Day, and others too for your encouragement.)
Funny & Inspirational Christmas Stories
Fill-in each of the blanks using your own personal family information then click on "Write Story" to read "My Christmas Story" . . .
What if it didn't happen that way? What if the 12 gifts for the 12 days led to unexpected consequences and surprises? What would it do to that loving relationship between and a man and a woman?
Trouble at Christmas? Say it isn't so! Well, it is a busy time, rushing to and fro. Taking chances. Doing things quickly, instead of thoroughly sometimes.
Remember when we used to celebrate Christmas at company sponsored parties? It seems to be more of a challenge to plan than in the past.
One day in early September the chief of a Native American tribe was asked by his tribal elders if the upcoming Christmas was going to be white with snow, and if the winter was going to be cold or mild. The chief asked his medicine man, but he too had lost touch with the old ways.
Aaron, a seven-year-old boy, was asked to say the prayer for the Christmas dinner. The family members bowed their heads in expectation. Aaron began his prayer, thanking God for his Mommy, Daddy, brothers, sister, Grandma, . . .
The top 20 reasons why women would love to be Santa Claus. Yes, there would be many benefits!
DATELINE: Northern Territories, Arctic Circle: The United States "Everybody is Protected Agency", the EPA, has temporarily shut down the operations of one, Santa Claus, of the North Pole. More specifically, his special transportation unit, a sleigh.
Just a week before Christmas I had a visitor. This is how it happened. I just finished the household chores for the night and was preparing to go to bed when I heard a noise in the front of the house. I opened the door to the front room, and to my surprise, Santa himself stepped out from behind the Christmas tree.
What is Christmas like in Minnesota? Here's one man's story. After looking forward to the seasons of Minnesota in contrast to his Florida lifestyle, he was excited to move back to the home of his youth.
It's just a small, white envelope stuck among the branches of our Christmas tree. No name, no identification, no inscription. It has peeked through the branches of our tree for the past 10 years or so.
Pa never had much compassion for the lazy or those who squandered their means and then never had enough for the necessities. But for those who were genuinely in need, his heart was as big as all outdoors. It was from him that I learned the greatest joy in life comes from giving, not from receiving.
Who made the first Candy Cane? And why did he make it the way he did? Is there a deeper meaning behind a simple Candy Cane?
A Present from Mom and Dad
When Alex was five, his Christmas presents were always signed, "from Santa Claus." A little while after Alex opened all his presents on Christmas morning, we became aware that he was looking quite down in the mouth for no obvious reason.
"What's the matter, Alex?" I asked.
"'Ummmm," replied Alex slowly,
"I really hoped that you and Mommy would give me something for Christmas too."
Two young boys were spending the night at their grandparents. At bedtime, the two boys knelt beside their beds to say their prayers when the youngest one began praying at the top of his lungs.
Naughty or nice? How about just a little bit of mischief? "I've been good. Sorta." Click the link to read some fun letters to Santa, and others.
The story of one simple dime-store Santa, and the impact of reaching out to a family, and a little girl, to make a difference in her life.
Pastor Tony is walking down the street on Christmas Eve when he notices a Larry, a small boy, trying to press the doorbell of a house across the street. However, Larry is very small and the doorbell is too high for him to reach.
"I just want to wish
everyone at the office well, before I check out for the
I remember my first Christmas adventure with Grandma. I was just a kid. I remember tearing across town on my bike to visit her on the day my big sister dropped the bomb: "There is no Santa Claus," she jeered. "Even dummies know that!"
Early New Years Resolution:
"Slow down and enjoy a
family Christmas, without creating your own stress."
Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the shop, The computers were whirring; they never do stop. The power was on and . . .
I've been a good mom all year. I've fed, cleaned and cuddled my two children on demand, visited the doctor's office more than my doctor, sold sixty-two cases of candy bars to raise money to plant a shade tree on the school playground.
What in the world do leaping lords, French hens, swimming swans, and especially that partridge who won't come out of the pear tree have to do with Christmas? From the year l558 until the year l829 . . .
"Christmas has been cancelled. Apparently YOU told Santa
you have been GOOD this year. He died laughing."
'Twas the nocturnal segment of the diurnal period preceding the annual Yuletide celebration, and throughout our place of residence, kinetic activity was not in evidence among the possessors of this potential, including that species of domestic rodent known as Mus musculus. Hosiery was meticulously suspended from the forward edge of the wood burning caloric apparatus, pursuant to our anticipatory pleasure regarding an imminent event.
Adam went shopping at the big store on Christmas Eve with his father. When they got to the toy department, his Dad said, "What a marvelous train set. I'll buy it." The girl behind the counter looked pleased and said, "That's great, your son will really love it." Dad replied with a gleam in his eye: "Maybe you're right. I better take two."
Christmas Toy Store Sign: "All Parents must be accompanied by their children."
I hurried into the local department store to grab some last minute Christmas gifts. I looked at all the people and grumbled to myself. I would be in here forever and I just had so much to do. Christmas was beginning to become such a drag.
Three men died on Christmas Eve and were met by Saint Peter at the pearly gates entering into Heaven. "In honor of this Holy season," Saint Peter said, "You must each offer something that symbolizes Christmas to get into heaven."
Michael wanted to buy something different for his wife for Christmas this year. He knew she liked "girlie" things, and "things that made her feel special." He wasn't quite sure . .
Before you start your holiday Rum Cake recipe, sample the rum to check for quality. Good, isn't it? Now, go ahead. Select a large mixing bowl and get your measuring cup ready. Check the rum again. It must be JUST RIGHT.
Valentine's Day Stories
A Doting Couple Have Used the Same Valentine's Day Card for 70 years. There's no danger of 88-year-old Harry Ward forgetting his wife Doris's Valentine's Day card - the couple still use the same one he bought her 70 years ago.
Jeremy was born with a twisted body and a slow mind. At the age of 12 he was still in second grade, seemingly unable to learn. His teacher, Doris Miller, often became exasperated with him. He would squirm in his seat, drool and make grunting noises.
The Lady's name was Edith Burns. She was a wonderful Christian who lived in San Antonio, Texas. She was the patient of a fine Christian doctor by the name of Will Phillips.
You may have seen this in your neighborhood. It's an occasional siting, depending of course on how much your neighbors go out for Halloween, and who it attracts.
Who doesn't love a good story. Kids love getting dressed up for Halloween, and sharing spooky stories with each other. This story is kid-friendly, just fill in the blanks for write your own story.