I recently read a beautiful new Christmas book called Christmas Wonders by Robyn Buttars. It's a short read that only took me a couple hours in one afternoon to get through, but it's beautiful. I didn't know what the title "Christmas Wonders" meant until I was into the book, and I love the idea of this tradition.
So what are Christmas Wonders?
Christmas Wonders—the way I understand them—are basically the things that make you grateful during the Christmas season. The things that make you appreciate the holiday. The things that make you wonder.
I love the idea. And it was easy to wrap a shoebox up and stick a slot in it so my family can begin to add their own Christmas Wonders.
As for the book, you should definitely read it. It's a wonderful story of a little boy named Luke who moves into this small town. He has never really celebrated Christmas—it's too painful for his father. It simply brings up too many memories of Luke's late mother, who loved Christmas.
The townspeople make a special effort to take Luke under their wings and teach him about Christmas Wonders. And, as it turns out, Luke's Christmas Wonders are something that bless the entire town.
If your kids are getting too old for the traditional shorter stories and picture books, this lovely chapter book will make a wonderful new addition to your Christmas library.
It might even become one of your Christmas Wonders this year!
To purchase, click below:
Christmas Wonders $15.35
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