History connects us with times past, helps us feel grateful for present moments and, with the right telling, it can give us hope for the future.
Here's a sampling of Christmas history stories that my family likes, maybe you'll enjoy them also:
GOD BLESS US EVERY ONE – A Christmas Carol is probably the most recognisable of all advent stories, except for the nativity of course. This is the story of how it was written.
HORRIBLE CHRISTMAS – hilarious and jammed with Christmas tidbits – the Horrible History team never disappoint.
SILENT NIGHT HOLY NIGHT – the story of how the beloved carol came to be.
SILENT NIGHT, HOLY NIGHT: The Story of the Christmas Truce – one of my favourite Christmas stories. It's also told beautifully, memorably and artistically for adults in this movie: