A Simple Christmas: Twelve Stories That Celebrate the True Holiday Spirit (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Nov 3, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
33 Reviews
“Every Christmas, I still think about that guitar and the sacrifice it represented. And I hope I don’t forget to think about the greatest sacrifice of all, God’s gift of Himself.”
 
Christmas has become synonymous with shopping, overindulging, competition, and stress. But according to Mike Huckabee (who was a pastor before getting into politics), that was never God’s intention. Going back to the Nativity, Christmas is supposed to be about simple things: faith, love, family, and hope. The hard part, in today’s crazy world, is remembering that those simple things are the most precious of all.
 
Now Huckabee recounts twelve Christmas memories—often funny, sometimes deeply moving—that range from his childhood in Arkansas to his years as a young husband and father to his time as a governor and then a presidential candidate. These true stories will help you smile, take a deep breath, and maybe slow down your own holiday treadmill.
If you’re looking for a little clarity, sanity, and inspiration at this insane time of year, you’re sure to enjoy A Simple Christmas.

  

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Review: A Simple Christmas: Twelve Stories That Celebrate the True Holiday Spirit

User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

Great inspirational book that I will share with my friends from Church and hopefully get it passed around so it gets in someone's hands that needed it as much as me. I lost my Mom and Sister recently ... Read full review

Review: A Simple Christmas: Twelve Stories That Celebrate the True Holiday Spirit

User Review  - Kari Talbert - Goodreads

Good message. Surprised me with some humor. Appreciated the candor he used to share stories from his life. Thought the last half was better than the 1st but all was worth reading. (Read end of Dec 2013-beginning of Jan 2014) Read full review

Contents

Title Page Copyright Page Introduction
Patience
Sacrifice
Loneliness
Family
Traditions
Crisis
Hope
Stability
Limitations
Transitions
Faith
Rewards Acknowledgements
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

MIKE HUCKABEE hosts the popular talk show Huckabee on Fox News Channel and The Mike Huckabee Show each weekday on Cumulus Radio and presents “The Huckabee Report” com­mentary three times daily on six hundred radio stations. He served as lieutenant governor of Arkan­sas from 1993 to 1996 and as governor from 1996 to 2007. During the 2008 presidential race he came in sec­ond place for the Republican nomination. His previous books include the New York Times bestsellers Do the Right Thing, A Simple Christmas, and A Simple Govern­ment. He and his wife of thirty-eight years, Janet, have three grown children and three dogs.   Visit www.MikeHuckabee.com

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