Belle (Vivien Cardone), an animal loving 12-year-old, becomes sullen and withdrawn after her mother's death in an automobile accident. Rebelling against her father (Jason London), she is sent to live at the horse farm of her gruff maternal grandfather (Peter Coyote). With the help of the animals, Belle's work on the farm transforms the entire family. Life and death take on new meaning as the family makes some tough choices involving compassion, trust, and letting go of the past in order to find hope in the future.
Alone Yet Not Alone is based on the inspiring true story taken from a novel of the same name written by Tracy Leininger Craven and depicts a family at a critical juncture in America's history.
The death of a teenager's father leaves her orphaned until she discovers the mother she never knew. When she travels to meet her, she befriends a horse trainer. Together they win races and form new bonds that lead her back to happiness.
Angel Dog is an uplifting drama with sorrow, sincerity, hope, and humor...a journey of recovery for Jake Bryant, a man who has to learn to love, how to smile, how to live again after he loses everything that matters to him. His inspiration to get off the sofa and go on living comes from somewhere Jake never would have expected a lovable stray named Cooper.
After a toy factory owner and his wife get an unexpected visit from a precocious 7-year-old boy, their world will be turned upside-down! Deciding to take him in as a foster child, they begin a miraculous adventure that showcases the joy of family.
Avonlea Christmas, a Road to Avonlea movie, pays tribute to the indomitable Hetty King. Always the focal point of town opinion as well as the town's leading educator, Hetty collapses with an unexpected health crisis during the holiday season. When she is hospitalized, feeling homesick and alone, she begins to reevaluate her relationships and her accomplishments in life. Avonlea Christmas touches on the frailty of life and the importance of relationships. It deals with the age-old dilemma of following one's heart or adhering to tradition.
Lost in the wilderness, 11-year-old Emily (Kaitlyn Burke) is reunited with the orphaned bear her family raised before releasing her back into the wild. Michael Ontkeen, Alan Thicke, and Helen Shaver costar.
These are the Western adventure stories of the Cartwright family: father Ben (Lorne Greene), eldest son Adam (Pernell Roberts), middle son Hoss (Dan Blocker), and youngest son Little Joe (Michael Landon). This Bonanza collection captures the classic family stories of a single father raising his sons and helping his neighbors in another 8 episodes.
This inspiring retelling of the Prodigal Son parable stars Drew Waters (TV's Friday Night Lights) as Joe Conahey, a high school basketball coach whose Christian faith is tested by a season of discontent. Joe hits rock bottom when his adopted son Josh, the team's talented but self-centered star, transfers to a big-city school, betraying his teammates and family. Only through the power of prayer and forgiveness, can the troubled Josh make his way back into the arms of his loving father and find redemption.
Ashley takes a job as an assistant to Nick, a sort of "Secret Santa" who helps others anonymously, and agrees to keep it a secret. But then she meets Will, a magazine writer who uncovers what she is doing. As Ashley and Nick help people in need, Ashley tries to protect Nick’s secret, and her own heart. This Dove-approved holiday film is sure to be a Christmas classic cherished for generations. Starring Bruce Davison, KC Clyde, and Kari Hawker. Widescreen.
This Christmas, Olivia Mead has one wish: that her single mom would find someone that she can call "Dad". She and her classmates soon discover that the answer to all their wishes lies inside a mysterious abandoned house. Within the house they discover Elsie Waybright, the Christmas Angel. Elsie tries to teach Olivia that some requests must be left to God. As Christmas day approaches, Olivia receives an unwelcomed answer, the suspicious Dr. Nathan Davis. This Christmas, will Elsie be able to teach Olivia and her friends to trust in God? Starring Teri Polo, Della Reese, and Kevin Sorbo.
Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every 25 years an angel visits the village candlemaker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. But in 1890, at the dawn of the electric age, this centuries old legend may come to an end.
"The Christmas Choir," based on a true story, examines the life of Peter Andrews who is a workaholic accountant with no interest in the holidays. He has shut out everyone from his life, including his fiance Jill who decides she can't go through with the marriage. Peter soon finds his calling in helping the less fortunate when he meets a homeless man named Bob, who inspires Peter to start a choir at the homeless shelter. With the help of Sister Agatha and the men at the shelter, Peter turns his life around, making the choir's success his main priority.
Daniel Burton (Billy Ray Cyrus) learns to love again when he meets Briony Adair (Gina Holden), the rehabilitation specialist treating his son, and invites her to spend Christmas with his family.
America is in the midst of the Great Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by. The older children do their best to take care of the family, but it’s the younger children who struggle most. Now, the Kamp siblings fully expect a Christmas without presents. But when William scrapes together a dollar in coins to use for Christmas gifts, everything begins to change.
When lives intertwine during Christmas, hope is the only unifying gift. Family comes in many forms. It's through the love of one little girl that the lives of many are brought together during what turns out to be a most joyful time of the year.
During a weekend trip to the mountains, Mary finds herself at the now-dilapidated lodge where she spent the holidays with her family growing up. She becomes determined to restore the building to its former glory, and during the process finds herself drawn to Jack, a handsome man who loves the lodge as much as she does.