Gather around and read a story together. Here are short stories of love and loss, of strength and of courage. Some will inspire children, while others will spark reflection and discussion among youth and adults.
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Heliopher spoke to his people: O believe not, ye wise men, that ye can be victorious over darkness by being more dark; only love is stronger. A legend of love overcoming hate, light overcoming darkness.
easter, heliopher, short story, peacemaking, sacrifice
The road to the village of Drury was dusty, as it drove straight through the meadows, curved down a small hill, over the stone bridge, passed along the river valley into the woods, and came out to the cluster of dwellings . . .
short story, hopelessness, transformation, the love of Jesus
A giant receives the Christchild’s blessing when he welcomes children into his garden.
Easter stories, short stories
An old man’s life is turned on its head when he receives an unexpected gift.
In this short Easter story, a young man’s quest for the strongest master leads him to Christ.
Easter stories, short stories, legends
A plain grey bird performs an act of mercy and earns a beautiful red breast.
Those who knew J. Heinrich Arnold later in life wondered at the way people were drawn to this strange man with a thick accent and easy smile. In his presence, complete strangers poured out their darkest secrets and left transformed. Others wanted him dead.
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