Christmas Is Coming Feeling Anxious? Expect Hope, Love, Joy and Peace this Advent. Rekindle your anticipation of Christ's birth with comforting conversation. "Schaner shares from her heart a collection of deeply engaging essays that provide not only food for thought during the pre-Christmas season, but also inspiration and hope for the future. This book is ideal for personal reflection, as well as a resource for prayer and discussion groups. I recommend it to anyone who anticipates that Christmas will be 'different' this year." Dr. Charles Yoost Pastor Emeritus, Church of the Saviour-UMC, Cleveland Heights, Ohio "Dinner by Candlelight will encourage you to continue your Advent traditions while considering new ways to prepare for His birth. A beautiful thought-provoking read." Debbie Vest Retired Director of South Central Jurisdiction Volunteers In Mission United Methodist Church "I recommend this book to anyone struggling to find 'that Christmas feeling' during a season of grief or loss, or simply wanting to deepen their sense of wonder and gratitude during Advent." Christine Elliott, Ph.D. Clinical Psychologist, LifeStream "Kevin's sometimes bittersweet, more often heartwarming stories helped me to remember the quiet holiness of the season." Rev. Barbara SilverSmith Pastor, United Methodist Church A retired librarian, Kevin is a writer and a speaker. She has traveled to five continents with Volunteer In Mission teams with the United Methodist Church; her articles about Ubuntu Journeys sponsored by United Methodist Women appear in Response magazine. Kevin lives in multicultural Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Contact: email@example.com.