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A Thawing Heart (by BluewindFarm)

Summary: An old cowpoke went riding out one bright and snow-filled day, and found something he didn’t know he was missing.

Rating: G
Word Count: 1,115

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First Christmas in Boston, 1848 (by Indiana)

Summary:  Adam’s spending his first Christmas away from his family.

Rating:  G
Word Count:  565

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The Last Gift of Christmas (by JC)

Summary:  Ben gets some advice from an old friend, reminding him once more that not every gift is neatly wrapped and under the tree.

Rating:  G
Word Count:  2,325

Jacob’s Ladder Series, links to all stories included within.

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Christmas Decorations (by Sibylle)

Summary: Decorating for the holidays doesn’t always go smoothly. A lighthearted story about Christmas preparations.

Rating:  K+
Word Count:  1335 words

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Good Intentions and Unplanned Consequences (by Cheaux)

Summary: As with all intentions — some good, some not so good — there are always consquences.

Rating: G
Word Count: 2,225

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Reflections (by Cheaux)

Summary: With great deliberation, Ben takes time to update his journal.

Rating: G
Word Count: 940

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A Christmas Miracle (by Sierra Girl)

Summary: On a crisp, white Christmas Day, ten-year old Little Joe startles his pa and brothers when he asks too many questions and loses his faith in miracles. It takes the help of some unlikely friends to help him believe again.

Rated: K+
Word Count: 5,007

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Christmas Child (by AC1830)

Summary: Adam ponders the blessing of family at the end of a joyful Christmas.

Rating: G
Word Count: 2,060

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The Tipping Point (by Patina)

Summary: It’s looking more and more like lumps of coal are likely gifts this year.

Rating: G
Word Count: 3,070

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The Secret Santas (by Lizabeth)

Summary: The Cartwrights’ Secret Santa tradition origin and evolution, as told from each son’s perspective.

Rating: G
Word Count: 3,150

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