‘Delivered on Christmas’: Original, Creative, Inspiring, Fun

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Dean McFalls' engaging book is an anthology of poetry, verse, art, humor, history, and spirituality across two critical decades

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In “Delivered on Christmas” (published by Xlibris), author Dean McFalls launches an anthology – 40 years in the making – that leads readers across two pivotal decades, 1973-1993. At the same time, it impels them to journey deeper into the meaning of Christmas: “What difference does the Incarnation of God in Jesus Christ make in my personal life, my circumstances, my family and the destiny of our planet?”

“Readers from 10 to 100 will find something in the book for them, regardless of their faith-tradition, nationality, or circumstances in life,” McFalls says. “Many readers will consume the book from beginning to end. They’ll be drawn by the action, the rhythm, the drama, and the illustrations – then sense the power of God's presence bringing new vision, encouragement, motivation and the call to be an agent of transformation.”

Like a galloping horse, the anapestic tetrameter (exemplified by the classic “Night before Christmas,” after which McFalls’ 15 annual poetic episodes are patterned) carries readers across a landscape of convincingly real adventures to a personal encounter with Christ. They are led to an active, relevant and more intelligent faith-commitment, taking seriously the critical issues of today impacting all of humanity.

McFalls has immersed himself for 45 years in addressing these issues: as an educator, a missionary, an international activist in citizen diplomacy and issues of justice, poverty and peace, a writer of four hundred articles, a Roman Catholic priest and, since 2015, as a married man and the father of a heaven-sent son.

“If this anthology awakens in you a deeper awareness of God’s Spirit at work – inspiring greater awe, wonder, and gratitude – it will have succeeded. I hope that you and your loved ones will be drawn closer to the God who drew near to us in Bethlehem.” McFalls adds, “I’m working on four more books to finish what this first one has begun.”

“Delivered on Christmas”
By Dean McFalls
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 196 pages | ISBN 9781543422054
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 196 pages | ISBN 9781543412789
E-Book | 196 pages | ISBN 9781543412796
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble and (for residents of the USA) directly from the author or via PayPal

Contact the Author: (209) 969-3624 (8am-10pm USA Pacific Daylight Time), booksbydean(at)gmail(dot)com, or P. O. Box 1000, French Camp, CA 95231. Visit author’s website: http://www.DeanMcFalls.com. Facebook page Books by Dean.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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