Thoughts from the Pond
A Heartwarming Christmas Short Story For All Ages
The Holiday Short Story Collection by Thoughts from the Pond is a set of nine heart-warming original short stories including four award winners by RL Williams. The holiday themes capture the true spirit of the holiday season through nine different slices of life including:
Snowflake is an uplifting tale about a young girl’s attempt to get a small disabled puppy from a pet store to give as a very special holiday gift.
Angel Rescue is an inspiring story about a family’s discovery that a treasured Angel statue decoration is missing from their front yard the day before Christmas. What follows is an important lesson for everyone involved.
Magic Balloons is a thoughtful account about how a box of balloons can be transformed into a very special gift with "magical" powers.
Lori’s Silent Night shows how a cool and hip radio DJ can learn a valuable lesson from a special young listener.
Christmas Carousel details a young mother and daughter as they try to find out what happened to a car accident victim on Christmas Eve.
The Christmas Duck is a story about a mother and daughter who try to find help for an injured duck they find on Christmas Eve.
War Takes a Holiday chronicles a war-torn village taken over by enemy soldiers. The soldiers take away a young girl’s only possession, a small puppy. A mysterious man enters the picture to give the young girl hope.
That Christmas Spirit is a holiday story about a mother who cannot afford a gift for her daughter. Her encounter with a stranger takes her down the path of the Christmas Spirit.
The Snowman Contest follows a parent and young son as they compete is a holiday Snowman Contest. The events of the day lead to greater things and a surprise ending to the contest.
Special Bonus Children’s Story!
Included in this edition is a special free bonus story titled The Quackers Family. This children's story is a tale following the exploits of a family of whimsical ducks. One day, two young ducklings get lost which starts an interesting adventure. On their journey to find their way home, they encounter other creatures and events that will teach some important lessons. This story does not have a holiday theme and is great to share with children year round.