Christmas Coal — 19 Comments

  1. This thoughtfulness brought tears to my eyes. Thank you for sharing it. And I’ve heard you share this story before. It’s so powerful. Have a wonderful holiday, Karen. Your heart is filled with Jesus, and I love that.

  2. So Love the story, Karen.

    May GOD Richly Bless you and all those you love.




    Jay and Linda

  3. Thank you, Karen. That story touched my heart in so many ways. We are blessed to have a savior who loves us unconditionally and does provide all that we need. Not our wants – but our needs.
    Karen, may you and yours have wonderful Christmas.
    Blessings & Hugs

    • Hi Joan. It’s always a pleasure to hear from you. May your family have a beautiful Christmas too, and thank you for enjoying Charles’s true story from his dad.

  4. This makes my eyes water and brings a wonderful smile to my heart! Thanks for sharing Karen and a VERY Merry Christmas to you, and all of yours!

    • Thanks so much, Patti. I’m grateful to have you as a friend and reader. Merry Christmas to you and yours, as well.

  5. I love this story and the way that you told it, Karen. It made me tear up and be thankful for all that we have been blessed to receive from God—even the stuff we don’t deserve. Grace. Forever grateful for God’s unmerited favor and the kindness of strangers. love, Heidi

    • Thanks, Heidi. I love this story too–a continual reminder of God’s generosity and grace.

  6. The tears started down my face by the time I finished the first line as I knew the story! Your Charles had sent it to me in the book he was writing and it touched my heart and it still does! Thanks for sharing it with us, Karen. It is a story that needs to be handed down from Generation to Generation!
    Merry Christmas! Margaret

    • Yes, thanks, Margaret. It is a story to keep moving through the generations. Merry Christmas to you and Tanya and her family.

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