In the novel What Matters, 82-year old Martin Forrestal shares stories from his life that illuminate the values by which he has lived. The chapter titled 'Courage' has become a Christmas favorite, and we are pleased to share an audio recording of the story narrated by internationally respected performer Jake Gardner.

In this 26-minute story, Martin Forrestal tells the story of his grandmother Elizabeth and the Christmas miracle she experienced in pioneer Montana.

Please enjoy this very special holiday story with your family. You can listen to the audio below.  And, you can learn more about What Matters HERE.

Merry Christmas from all of us at The Heritage Institute.