writer: Cindy Kelley

When Calls the Heart: Trials of the Heart

May 26, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"When Calls the Heart: Trials of the Heart" features the first two episodes of season two of this warm and family-driven drama, based on the book by Janette Oke. In the opening sequence of episode one Jack teaches Elizabeth to ride and they share a few close moments as well as a laugh. Jack tells [...]

When Calls the Heart: Season 2

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"When Calls the Heart: Season 2" picks up where Season 1 left off, and we are happy to say the quality of the acting, writing, and direction is still with the series. It features characters of virtue pitted against schemers and those who are out only for themselves. Themes of faith, loyalty, and [...]

When Calls the Heart: Lost and Found

February 25, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

Episode 1: Lost & Found - Elizabeth Thatcher arrives and immediately has a set of problems to deal with, including a few mothers of the children who are not sure she is right for the job, the recent death of several coal miners, and a small house she is to live in that she accidentally burns down. [...]

When Calls the Heart: Season 1

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a great new family series! It is set in the small town of Coal Valley and covers the hardships and determination of the people as new school teacher Elizabeth Thatcher arrives. The TV series manages to create memorable characters, humor, moments which require faith and grit, and a little [...]

Saving Sarah Cain

January 15, 2008

Dove Approved for All Ages

This story has a lot to say regarding the topic of love. Sarah Cain is a columnist for a respected newspaper but her creative juices have been running low and her readership has been dwindling. Her boyfriend, Brian, is quite serious about her although she somehow seems oblivious to it. Then one day [...]

Love Comes Softly

September 17, 2004

Dove Approved for All Ages

Sometimes love isn't fireworks...sometimes love comes softly. It's hard not to be enchanted by this beautiful love story about a girl whose young love dies out in the west where there are no settlements for miles. She meets and marries a stranger in exchange for a place to stay. They live with each [...]