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Winter Days with the Moodys Meet the Characters

Mr. Moody—Dad (Jim), counts himself extremely blessed to be a father of six children. He works at a bank downtown. Dad takes his role of being the spiritual leader of his family seriously, and he seeks to find creative ways to encourage them in the Lord.

Mrs. Moody—Mom (Emily), with brown hair and a cheerful smile, runs an efficient household. She loves her role as helpmeet and mom.

Max—Max (Maxwell), twelve, is the oldest of the Moody children. He has a heart for the Lord, desires to please Him, and obey his parents.

Mollie—Mollie, eleven, is a sweet young lady. She loves Jesus, looks for ways to bless her family, and she works to apply herself to her school.

Mitch—Mitch (Mitchell), ten, is grateful for his parents’ encouragement to make his time in God’s Word a priority each day. Life is full of interesting twists, especially if you see it from Mitch’s perspective.

Maddie—Four-year-old Maddie, who turns five in this book, loves being a big sister to the Moody twins. Her cute comments and view of life add a spark to the Moody household.

Moses and Melissa—The almost one-year-old Moody twins keep the family busy, and their baby antics are a joy.

Grandpa and Grandma—James and Martha are Dad’s parents. They live next door to the Moodys.

Grandma Clifton—Grandma Clifton, isn’t truly the Moodys’ grandma, but they love her like a grandma. She is an elderly widow whom they’ve helped and also the owner of Honey, a golden retriever.

Mrs. Maud Bagwell—A widow for almost twenty-five years, Mrs. Bagwell lives up the street from the Moodys. She recently accepted the Lord as her Savior.

Mr. Delome—Mr. Delome is the Moodys’ across-the-street neighbor, and he was saved last spring. He is courting the widow, Mrs. Bagwell.

Mr. and Mrs. Parker—A young couple, expecting their first baby, who help the Moodys with the church service at the nursing home.

National Pastor—The Moodys support a national pastor in Zambia. If you would like to know more about national pastors and how you may support them, visit this site: FamiliesforJesus.com/pastors

Mr. Gibson—The animal “catcher”! The Moodys have developed a friendship with him, and they enjoy seeing him as opportunities arise.

The Russells—They live up the street from the Moodys and have two children, Madison and Ryan (born during the timeframe of this book).

The Wrights—They also live up the street from the Moodys and have two children, Chloe and a new baby (born near the end of this book).