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Embracing the Reality of Christmas, and Embracing Childlike Faith as a Mom

Air Date 12/22/2018

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In Part 1 of this weekend's program, 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.

In Part 2, Erin Hawley encourages moms to embrace the positive characteristics of faith that come naturally to their kids in a discussion based on her book, Living Beloved: Lessons From My Little Ones About the Heart of God.

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Guest

Al Andrews

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Al Andrews is the founder and executive director of Porter's Call which is dedicated to counseling, supporting and encouraging recording artists and their families. He's authored several books including a children's work called The Boy, the Kite and the Wind, and a Christmas book titled A Walk One Winter Night. Al is also a counselor who worked in private practice for more than 10 years. He and his wife, Nita, reside in Nashville and have two sons.

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Erin Hawley

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Erin Hawley is a Yale-trained constitutional lawyer, an award-winning law professor at the University of Missouri, and counsel attorney to one of the country's premier law firms. She clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts following law school. Erin is a nationally respected scholar who has published in numerous top law journals and popular publications including The National Law Journal, The Federalist, and The Washington Examiner. She is also the author of a book titled Living Beloved: Lessons From My Little Ones About the Heart of God. Erin and her husband have two young sons.