"Christmas," Patricia Heaton urged, is "about family being together and celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ." The Middle actress told the Christian Post that this year she decided not to Christmas buy gifts so that she can focus on the real reason for the season.
The sappiness of “Hallmark’s Countdown to Christmas” triggers a Pavlovian snark response for many of us. None of these movies are, shall we say, “critically acclaimed.” Still, what these movies lack in Oscar nominations, they make up for in something that those creating and distributing edgier flicks would kill for: millions and millions of viewers.
Although she's constantly playing different roles and working on new projects, singer and songwriter Amy Grant holds herself with a calm demeanor. The woman who has released countless number one hits and has won awards in every major music category is thoughtful and calm.