Angel: Quiet…QUIET! That’s what you are arguing about? Who’s the best present? Oh dear me. It’s time you all met Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus.
But this Christmas, a peace was made. And it was made for me. Unknown to me, my eldest son texted my youngest son, and asked him to spare four hours to make the 100-mile trip so they could not only be in the same room together, but – for my sake – to be in the same photograph, with their two siblings, for the first time since 2008. I had no idea what had happened until Christmas Day, when I unwrapped that photograph of all four of my offspring. I was speechless with tears. The best present I have ever been given is my family. To know that I haven’t completely screwed it up. To know that they are able to come together, and perhaps even one day to forgive each other, in their love for me. That’s really something.
These are letters we received about stories that appeared in the May – June 2011 issue of L.A. Youth.
Essay contest winners chose a little brother, a charm bracelet and a gift from Afghanistan.
From "The Best Present of All" Donut Man DVD. The Donut Man has been sharing the Gospel through song for over 30 years and has been aired on Eternal World Television Network (EWTN) for over 15 years. Visit us at and Join us on Facebook at . Sign up to become part of the Donut Repair Club at
In Duncan's greatest role, the incredible, singing, wise-cracking donut narrates highlights from some of his greatest moments in front of a camera. Featuring live action and new 3-D animated segments, Duncan personally picked these selections from previously released material to bring your kids laughing and singing along.
Join The Donut Repair Club as they return to The Celebration House to present a play about the very first Christmas. The old familiar carols and festive new kid's Christmas songs provide a delightful way to learn that God gave us "The Best Present of All" when He gave us Jesus, and now like the wisemen, we too, can give our "Best Present" back unto Jesus.