Heart of the Holidays
Heart of the Holidays is the perfect holiday book for under the Christmas tree, at Hanukkah, by a warm fire with a hot cup of tea or cocoa. Get into the holiday spirit!
Heart of the Holidays celebrates the most blessed time of the year with lighthearted tales of friends and family, touching stories, beautiful poems, powerful quotations, and favorite yuletide traditions… all wrapped up and ready for you to open and enjoy. Your heart will be touched, your spirit rekindled and funny-bone tickled.
This masterpiece features 67 original short stories, 36 poems, and 193
quotations and scriptures from 71 contributors.
Chapters are dedicated to celebrating Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Boxing Day, Yuletide Around the Globe, Winter Solstice and Ringing in the New Year.
Selections offer memories, thoughts, and insights on: cherished childhood recollections; new and old holiday traditions; food, family and friends; visiting and travel during the holidays; the goodness, gratitude and generosity of children; military celebrating Holidays overseas; and more.
Whatever your faith or celebration, Heart of the Holidays evokes the spirit of the season and shares the gift of joy, peace and love.
AMAZON RAVE REVIEWS:
Every year a special book comes out that captures the Holiday Spirit and becomes a year after year classic. Heart of the Holidays is such a book. We all need to be reminded of the true meaning of the Christmas Holiday and those warm, fuzzy feelings that made our hearts sing as children. Sheryl Roush has captured those feelings in her Heart Series and gift wrapped them for us all to share. Thank you Sheryl for giving such a joyful gift.
– Joni Wilson
During the Holidays, one of our favorite traditions is to read stories out loud at night. This book is filled with lovely little gems to share after dinner or before bed. Excellent job of gathering healing stories.
– Judy H. Wright aka Auntie Artichoke, family relationship coach and author
This wonderful, one-of-a-kind book brims with all the magic and joy of the holiday season. The collection of cheerful sayings, warm memories of times gone by, and touching stories and poems make a lovely, festive package. You’ll delight in the tales of grace and revelation, and enjoy the good humor and faith throughout.
It’s the perfect gift for a sister, mom, or friend, or to show your appreciation for a busy hostess. And keep an extra copy for yourself so you can pack it away after reading it, and then next holiday season, unpack it to savor the same sparkle and warmth again!
– Suuzen Ty Anderson, RN, Esq.
There are times during the holidays when things aren’t as cheery and happy as we would like them to be. This book is a perfect companion during these times.
The stories and poems are uplifting, comforting and poignant. You can read a story or two at a time. There’s no pressure to "finish this book." In fact, a book like this is never really finished. It’s something that will be sitting in easy reach for many seasons. I’m sure. We can all use some inspiration and comfort all through the year.
A great read any time of the year.
– Marilyn Dalrymple
This book is an ideal gift for a friend or family member, or anyone who may need a little encouragement for the holidays. The stories and poems in Sheryl’s book are inspirational, positive and even a little humorous. It will make you want to believe in the Spirit of Christmas again.
– Patricia Bertrand
This is one of the best holiday books I have seen (even if I did contribute a few poems to it – LOL). It should warm every heart this Holiday Season, regardless of one’s faith or inclination. A wonderful holiday gift which will last for years … it will never go out of style … and can be shared with every generation. The editor/author, Sheryl Roush, has done a marvelous job in compiling everything in this book.
– Virgina "Ginny" Ellis, poet
Sheryl brings together the spirit of the holidays from many different sources into a collection that pours forth traditions, meanings and thoughts of the holiday season. I already know where the books I have purchased are going. This is a gift that will continue to give far into the future.
– Ruth Koepp
I just ordered several of Sheryl’s new book. I have watched the gestation of this book, I have contributed to this book, and I recommend it highly because I know the gems it contains. If you are ready to have your heart opened, and then, to let it overflow with love, this is the book for you or the perfect gift to send to someone else just in time for the holidays. Let their hearts be opened, too. You just may have to change the sticker that says, "Do not open until Christmas" to now say, "Do not wait until Christmas." Enjoy.
– Darlene Fahl-Brittian, The Tea Lady
Table of Contents
View Excerpts from book
Heart of the Holidays-Haitian Christmas
Heart of the Holidays-Jan Mills
Heart of the Holidays-Sheryl Roush
Heart of the Holidays-Terri Hall
Heart of the Holidays-Vegan Christmas
VIEW OTHER BOOKS –AND MUSIC IN THIS SERIES:
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Heart of a Woman (printed)
Heart of a Military Woman (printed) ….. and on Kindle
Heart of a Mother (printed)
Heart of a Mother (printed with Bonus Music CD)
Heart of a Mother … Music CD
Heart of the Holidays (printed) ….. and on Kindle
Heart of the Holidays … Music CD
Heart of a Woman in Business (printed)
Corazon de Mujer (printed) (Heart of a Woman in Spanish)
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