Stories matter because they draw out emotions. Our hearts break for what someone went through. We laugh at an absurd decision and the consequences. We shake our heads in disgust. We feel a surge of envy or jealousy.
Stories matter because we relate to stories. They provide us with common ground. They connect us. Stories take people from thinking they have nothing in common to realizing they have plenty to share. Stories matter because they help answer questions.
Stories matter because children LOVE stories Grandchildren want to hear their grandparents' stories. They are fascinated to hear how God has worked or is working in the lives of people they know and love. This book guides grandparents in sharing their stories of faith with their grandchildren. By including key scriptures, thought starters for sharing life stories, and a series of relevant activities, Heirlooms is the perfect guide for grandparents passing on their heirlooms of faith to the next generation and beyond.