Category Archives: Heartfelt Stories

Stories that will fill your heart with love and inspiration.

Grandma’s Apron Pockets Held Treasures For Children

I think the reason my Grandma, an early Idaho pioneer homesteader, wore the long cotton apron with big pockets and ties around the neck and waist was to protect one of the two dresses she owned. She probably thought she would just put it on to do chores and then her dress and demeanor would...
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The Lesson My Father and The Old Bike Taught Me

When I was about 8, we lived in Fullerton, California, about an hour from Los Angeles, in a middle-class nice neighborhood on a suburban cul-de-sac. There were many families with children that lived near, and we all played together. Being a middle child, you never got anything new. That was just understood. You rejoiced when your...
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Little Grandma

Back in the day, people who had some kind of strange, unknown ailment were generally taken to the ocean for the summer. Illnesses miraculously disappeared over a stay at the ocean. And every year like clockwork, right about the time my dad and his brothers were out of elementary school, Little Grandma would get the...
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The Pot and The Peach Pit: Story on Healthy Food for Children

What wonderful peaches the little girl's mum brought home from the market! First she washed them carefully and put them in a dish, and then she brought them into the room where her daughter was lying in bed sick. The little girl had a bad flu, and for three days she'd had a fever and...
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You Are a Child of God

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?' Actually, who are you not to be? Read more

The House that Became Part of a Family

God smiles on fools, so they say. If He does, we must have given Him a good, old-fashioned belly laugh. We became the proud owners of 'an old, brick farmhouse' and began do-it-yourself renovating forty-three years ago when we innocently bought a home we could afford. Read more