Love Came Softly – Life Lessons from “When Calls the Heart”

"Sometimes, love comes softly…." PC: Crown Media, LLC I remember falling in love with Jack Thornton and Elizabeth Thatcher. It was a love that crept up on me, drawing me in episode after episode until I had watched the first two seasons in under a week. I stayed up until all hours of the night … Continue reading Love Came Softly – Life Lessons from “When Calls the Heart”

Cocoons of Change – Life Lessons from “When Calls the Heart”

Look out your window. Is it springtime where you are? Here, the butterflies dance among the blue lupine and hover over the sweet-smelling new grasses covering our hillside. As a teen, butterflies represented anxiety for me. I always “got butterflies” before I had to do a class presentation. My mom told me that we don’t … Continue reading Cocoons of Change – Life Lessons from “When Calls the Heart”

Forever Grateful – An Interview with Actress Loretta Walsh

Within the opening scenes of the very first episode of When Calls the Heart, Hearties fell into a unique relationship with Florence Blakely, one of the many widows in the little town of Coal Valley. Cleverly portrayed by talented actress Loretta Walsh, Florence became the town naysayer and eavesdropper we loved one moment and who … Continue reading Forever Grateful – An Interview with Actress Loretta Walsh