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Episode

Embracing the Reality of Christmas and Connecting as a Couple Despite Your Differences

A Walk One Winter Night

In Part 1 of this weekend's program, storyteller Al Andrews shares a dramatic reading of his narrative called A Walk One Winter Night. For more information, see the daily broadcast episode Embracing the Reality of Christmas.

In Part 2, Jim Daly and his wife, Jean, offer advice and encouragement to couples as they describe how they worked through their differences in the early years of their marriage. To learn more, see the daily broadcast episode Connecting as a Couple Despite Your Differences.

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Episode

Embracing the Reality of Christmas

A Walk One Winter Night

Rediscover the joy and wonder of the Christmas season as storyteller Al Andrews shares a dramatic reading of his narrative called A Walk One Winter Night, in which a man goes for a wintery evening walk and experiences an epiphany while contemplating a manger scene on a neighbor's lawn.

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Episode

True Meaning of Christmas

Every Christmas season, my wife, my boys, and I gather around the TV to watch the Charlie Brown Christmas special. It's a classic, and it's become a tradition for us to grab some hot chocolate and join Snoopy and the gang. Hi, this is Jim Daly with Focus on the Family.

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Episode

The Real Saint Nick

If I asked your children to tell me about Santa Claus, what would they say? I know there are many ways parents have told their children about this "jolly old elf", but however you've approached it in your family, be sure to tell your kids about the real Saint Nick.

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Episode

Thanksgiving Tree

The season  of gratitude and wonder is upon us. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we’ve asked our listeners to share with us special moments of traditions they have. Listen to the full program here.

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Episode

Squanto: A Thanksgiving Drama (Part 2 of 2)

Radio Theatre: The Legend of Squanto

Focus on the Family presents our Radio Theatre production of "The Legend of Squanto," a fascinating account of the origin of Thanksgiving and one American Indian's journey to freedom. (Part 2 of 2)

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Episode

The Importance of Tradition

Traditions are more than just annual fun. Author Glynnis Whitwer shares with Focus president Jim Daly the importance of traditions. Listen to the full program here.

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Episode

Squanto: A Thanksgiving Drama (Part 1 of 2)

Radio Theatre: The Legend of Squanto

Focus on the Family presents our Radio Theatre production of "The Legend of Squanto," a fascinating account of the origin of Thanksgiving and one American Indian's journey to freedom. (Part 1 of 2)

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Episode

Simplifying and De-Stressing Your Holidays

Everyday Confetti

Karen Ehman and Glynnis Whitwer share practical suggestions for simplifying and taking the stress out of the holiday season. 

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Episode

Three Gifts

You may be struggling to find creative ways to remember Jesus in the hubbub of Christmas. Speaker and author Karen Ehman shares with Focus president Jim Daly how the Wisemen in the Nativity story inspired her, and how she now takes that one step further. Listen to the full program here.

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Series

Celebrating the Easter Season

Don't miss the opportunity to use this special season to teach your children about God.

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Series

When Your Family's Lost a Loved One: Handling the Holidays

For families who've lost someone they love, the holidays can seem more like something to survive than to enjoy. We need a plan to help us get through what can be a very difficult time of year.

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Article

Give Thanks

Lynne Thompson

Age-specific ways to help your kids experience the meaning behind the celebration on Thanksgiving Day.

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Series

Making Meaningful Christmas Memories

How to get your children to see past the holiday, and see Christmas as the greatest love story ever told.

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