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Title:
A gift of miracles : magical true stories to touch your family's heart
Author:
Miller, Jamie C.
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Publication Information:
New York : W. Morrow, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
viii, 178 pages ; 19 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780688173692
Format :
Book

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Lancaster Library BL625.6 .M55 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Summary

This treasury of all-new true miracle stories from the bestselling authors of Christmas Miracles, The Magic of Christmas Miracles, and Mothers' Miracles offers the real-life wonder their readers have come to love. Some highlights:

A disk jockey's selection of music has an astounding unintended effect a comatose Polish woman begins to softly sing along with a song from her childhood.

While bodysurfing, a man is slammed by a wave and hears his neck snap. Unable to move, he begins to swallow water to hasten death. Instead, he feels himself lifted from the water, gliding safely to shore.

A school janitor befriends a student, only to learn that she is the daughter of his long-lost son and his very own granddaughter.

A Gift of Miracles, like its predecessors, will remind readers and their families that in the midst of our hectic and sometimes frightening world, magic, mystery, and miracles happen. And that if we look hard enough in the corners of our own lives, we, too, can find miracles.


Table of Contents

Frank BaranowskiLucy Whitsett McGuireHelen KinzelerReda WallaceDebbie McLellanVictoria HansenRusty FischerMette Hansen SchaerAzriela JaffeGeorge E. Raley, Jr.John PitcavageRoberta L. MessnerGil SanchezBobby GawthropStephen LaudiJane BlevinsCookie Curci-WrightJohn RichardEdward AndruskoCarmen Leal-PockMichael SteinMargaret H. ScanlonJulia KellyEdward RosmondMarie Foley NielsenCharles P. PerryMichael DeSimoneCynthia Stewart-CopierRobert MohrCarol RitenourMary Leisy
Introductionp. 1
A Special Requestp. 5
Paul and the Puppiesp. 11
The Search for Maryp. 16
Running on Instinctp. 22
The Birth of a Fatherp. 27
Showers of Blessingp. 32
The Family Across the Wayp. 41
Comfort My Childrenp. 47
Finding My Beshertp. 51
The Christmas Coatp. 55
A Life to Savep. 60
A Perfect Pot of Teap. 66
Papa!p. 74
The Gift of Silencep. 82
The Miracle on Sherbrooke Streetp. 87
Links to Lovep. 90
Radio Daysp. 97
The Usherp. 103
Blessings From Saint Peterp. 109
The Bracelet Promisep. 115
Visions of Michaelp. 121
The Quiet Manp. 127
The Flight of Our Livesp. 131
Miles Davis and the Cardboard Manp. 136
Santa was a Jewish Shopkeeperp. 141
High School Reunionp. 145
Johanna and Emilyp. 151
Rebecca's Touchp. 156
Beyond the Call of Dutyp. 162
The Search for Israelp. 166
God's Perfect Giftp. 170
Acknowledgmentsp. 176

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