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Christmas Past: When the Power of Love Reaches Across Time

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John and Madison Carmichael's success in their careers has come at a high price at home: they are on the brink of divorce. To soften the blow for their two children, they decide to spend one final Christmas together as a family. Responding to a travel brochure, they set off to "Celebrate Christmas Past" in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee with a group of historical re-enac ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published October 2nd 2003 by Thomas Nelson
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T.J. and Madison Carmichael have drifted apart in their marriage and are contemplating divorce. As Christmas approaches, they decide to try to give their two small children one last good Christmas memory, and make reservations at a B&B for an old-fashioned Christmas experience. Near their destination, their car dies, leaving them stranded, but a passing neighbor of the B&B owners, headed there for Christmas themselves, takes the Carmichael family the rest of the way. From that beginning, ...more
I read this a while back after strolling through the church library. The thought of going back in time and living without all the luxuries of today and learning (again) what love and family is all about was interesting. It was a quick read and I found it "sweet" in it's own little Victorian way. 141 pages
I thought the main characters were kind of hokey, but the story was still pretty good. The author put a strong emphasis on prayer, attending church, and believing that all things are possible through God, so that part I really liked!
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