The Secret Christmas Candy

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Did you know that you can use a simple piece of candy to tell people about the love of God? It’s true! This treat can carry a secret message to kids and adults everywhere about the real meaning of Christmas. Can you guess what it is?

Here’s a hint: it’s red and white and tastes like peppermint.

You’re right—it’s a candy cane! Find out how you can use this sweet treat to tell others about God’s love to us in Jesus this holiday season!

More Stories!

Christians have used their imaginations to tell other wonderful stories about the origin of the candy cane and how it reminds us of Jesus. Here are two good ones!

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About the Author

Christin Baker is a full-time stay-at-home mom who also writes for Faith Alive. She is a member of Resurrection Fellowship Church in Grand Rapids, Mich.