Item description for Giver of Gifts: Three Stories of Christmas Grace by Jerry Camery-Hoggatt...
Overview Storyteller Camery-Hoggatt spins three enduring Christmas tales for adults that explore how miracles come in unexpected packages.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.9" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 2007
Publisher Baker Publishing Group
ISBN 080073162X ISBN13 9780800731625
Availability 0 units.
More About Jerry Camery-Hoggatt
Jerry Camery-Hoggatt, Ph.D., is professor of New Testament at Vanguard University, in Costa Mesa, California. A professional storyteller, he is the author of the highly-acclaimed Christmas stories "When Mother Was Eleven-Foot-Four" (in trade adult and children's picture book editions) and "Givers of Gift"s. Jerry and his wife, Shaleen, are the parents of three children.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Giver of Gifts: Three Stories of Christmas Grace?
Story Lover? Nov 30, 2007
If you are a collector of feel good stories that make you think as well as entertain you, check into this small book.
A tale of a real life mother who managed to carry four-feet-eleven inches in reality but "swelled" to eleven-foot-four is charming. The author has even adapted it to a children's book. Hope, love and forgiveness fill the story and I struggled with keeping dry eyes.
The second story within the book visits Joseph huddled with the newborn Christ, shielding the baby from the storm outside and the less than perfect conditions of life. Joseph muses and shares his hard earned wisdom with his sleeping child in the touching write-up.
Finally, a teen girl with a chip on her shoulder gets a chance to see the world through different eyes. With a little bit of magical help she digs deeper and discovers that what is visible on the surface is not necessarily truth. A lovely story of acceptance and grace.
Overall the book is a mere 150 pages and each story is a stand alone and quick read.