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Do you have trouble drifting off to sleep? My mission is simple. To help you relax, put the stressful day behind you and drift off to sleep. In every episode, I will read an old story in the public domain. So lie down, settle into your pillow, close your eyes, and let me read you a story to help you sleep. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Whether you like a good bedtime story to unwind and relax, or a great tale during chores, or your commute to work, these great classic stories from the nineteenth, early twentieth century and before are just the thing. This is a show preserving old fashioned kids stories, of adventure, challenges, or learning, for modern day story lovers of all ages. Follow for great stories for children to adults! http://acresoft.contactinbio.com 1 John 2:2 Ways You Can Show Your Support: ➡️👛 https://cointr ...
 
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Drift off tonight to The Door in the Wall by H.G. Wells, a short story to help you fall asleep. Published in 1906, it is narrated by Redmond who recounts his friend Wallace telling him of his encounters with a long white wall and a green door throughout his life. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can buy me a coffee here ------> buymeacoffe…
 
You may well believe that Toto and Sniffy did not lose any time diving down under water as soon as they heard their father tell them to do so. Many times before, when they were first learning to swim, they had dived down quickly like this just after they had poked up their noses to get a breath of air. And always their father or mother had swum wit…
 
Toto, the little beaver boy, was a bright, bustling chap. He was what is called a “hustler” or a “bustler”—that is, some one always ready for work or play. But just now, as Toto saw the little girl coming toward the bush where he was hidden, he did not know what to do.“But I’m going to do something!” thought the beaver boy. “I’m not going to let he…
 
“Toto! Toto! Where are you?”There was no answer to this call, which Mrs. Beaver, the mother of Toto, sounded as she climbed up on the ice and looked around for her little boy. Mrs. Beaver sat on her broad, flat tail, which really made quite a good seat, and with her sharp eyes she looked up and down Winding River for a sight of Toto. Then she calle…
 
Feeling stressed? Relax tonight with The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a short story to help you fall asleep. Published in 1892, it is considered an early piece of American feminist literature. The narrator and her husband rent an ancestral home for three months so she can relax and recover from her "nervous" condition. But the yell…
 
And one of the company said unto Him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me. And He said unto him, Man, who made Me a judge or a divider over you? And He said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.And He spake a parable unto …
 
Do the boys get out of the mine alive? Does Bennie receive his sight? Find out in this final episode of The Blind Brother. ✝️❣️🗺️ AcreSoft Story Classic acresoft.com cointr.ee/acresoft
 
“Why, lads!” exclaimed Rennie; “lads!” Then, flashing the light of his lamp into the boys’ faces, “What, Tom, is it you? you and the blind brither? Ah! but it’s main bad for ye, bairnies, main bad—an’ warse yet for the poor mither at hame.”When Tom first recognized Rennie, he could not speak for fear and amazement. The sudden thought that he and Be…
 
Tonight's bedtime story is the continuation of a listeners' favourite, Anne of Green Gables. This classic Canadian novel was published in 1908. It follows the adventures of Anne Shirley, a red-haired orphan girl, mistakenly sent to the Cuthberts on Prince Edward Island. In this episode, Mrs Rachel Lynde comes to Green Gables to inspect Anne. Harsh …
 
It was true. Carolan’s quick eye had noticed the opportunity for Rennie to escape, and his fertile brain had been swift in planning an immediate rescue. The few members of his order that he could find on the instant were gathered together; there was a sudden onslaught at a dark corner of the Court-House Square; the sheriff and his deputy lay prone …
 
Pale and trembling, Tom passed out into the aisle and down around the jury-box, and stepped upon the little railed platform.In impressive tones, the clerk administered to him the oath, and he kissed the Holy Bible and swore to “tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.”The whole truth!The words echoed and re-echoed through his min…
 
Tom turned his head away, and covered his face with his hands. This was cruel. For the first time in his life, he was glad Bennie could not see him. But he felt that it was necessary for him to say something, so he stammered out,—“Well, I was only just s’posin’, you know. Course, no honest fellow’d do that; but if they’ll only get to work again, we…
 
Tonight's bedtime story is The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child. A Japanese fairy tale compiled by Yei Theodora Ozaki. If you like this episode, please remember to follow on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app. In this story, an old bamboo cutter finds a bright being amongst his bamboo one day. She grows up to be beautiful and pu…
 
And when much people were gathered together, out of every city, Jesus spake by a parable: A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way- side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it. And some fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moisture. And some fel…
 
And Tom yielded.The whisperings of conscience were drowned in the anticipation of Bennie’s joy. The fear of personal violence would not have conquered him; neither would the fallacious argument of compensation by destruction have done so. But that vision of Bennie, with eyes that could look into his eyes, with eyes that could see the houses and the…
 
Tonight's sleep story is the continuation of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Published in 1837, this social novel explores the themes of poverty, class, and injustice in 19th century England. In this episode, a chimney sweep is interested in taking Oliver on as an apprentice. After all, he needs money for his rent! If you'd like to support the pod…
 
For a long time Bennie lay there, pitifully weeping. Then, away off somewhere in the mine, he heard a noise. He lifted his head. By degrees the noise grew louder; then it sounded almost like footsteps. Suppose it were some one coming; suppose it were Tom! The light of hope flashed up in Bennie’s breast with the thought.But the sound ceased, the sti…
 
The Dryden Mine, in the Susquehanna coal-fields of Pennsylvania, was worked out and abandoned long ago. To-day its headings and airways and chambers echo only to the occasional fall of loosened slate, or to the drip of water from the roof. Its pillars, robbed by retreating workmen, are crumbling and rusty, and those of its props which are still sta…
 
The next spring, when the country was covered with verdure and flowers, the Count, accompanied by his wife, and daughter, and Mary, went to his home at Eichbourg. Towards evening they approached the village, and when Mary saw in the light of the setting sun the familiar church steeple, the Castle, and the cottage where she had spent so many happy y…
 
Can't fall asleep? Drift off tonight to Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville. If you like this episode, please remember to follow on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can buy me a coffee here ------> buymeacoffee.com/justsleeppod If you like this episode, please follow the podcast…
 
And it came to pass that Jesus entered into a ship and sat. And when He saw a great multitude He said, Whereunto shall we liken the kingdom of God? or with what... You can read the actual account in Matthew 13, and Mark 4, in the Bible. #Biblestories #truestory AcreSoft Story Classic ✝️❣️🗺️ acresoft.com cointr.ee/acresoft…
 
And now we must return to Mary whom we left in her new surroundings.Immediately after leaving Pine Farm, Mary went with the Count's family to the city, in which they spent part of every year. While they were there, a clergyman came one morning to their residence and asked to see Mary. He told her that he was charged with a message for her from a pe…
 
Tonight's sleep story is A Cup of Tea by Katherine Mansfield. If you like this episode, please remember to follow on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app. Published in May 1922, (a hundred years ago!), it is a poignant tale about greed, hypocrisy, and insecurity. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can buy me a coffee here -…
 
In course of time, when arrangements had been made for their reception, a carriage was sent from Eichbourg to bring away the old farmer and his wife. Their son was grieved to the heart when the time came for them to go, but their daughter-in-law had counted the days and hours until the time of their departure, and felt nothing but vindictive pleasu…
 
The Count and his family were just on the eve of leaving for Eichbourg, and next morning at break of day all was bustle in the castle, preparing for their departure. In the midst of all the preparations, however, Mary was not forgotten, and each one vied with the other in the attentions they paid to her.Mary's clothes, which she had bought during h…
 
Fall asleep tonight to the opening chapters of Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett. If you like this episode, please remember to follow on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or your favourite podcast app. Sweet Dreams. Published in 1886, this book was very popular and started a fashion trend in America.In this episode, Cedric finds out that he …
 
The Woman of Canaan, The Healing of the Deaf and Dumb Man, and of the Ten Lepers - Weekend Bible Stories Collection - Bedtime Stories for Children and Adults | AcreSoft Stories Collection ✝️❣️🗺️ acresoft.com cointr.ee/acresoft
 
The Count, the Countess, and the guests who were at the castle, were assembled in the drawing-room when Amelia and Mary entered. The worthy minister had arrived before them, and had been reciting to a deeply-interested audience, the story of James and Mary and their life at Pine Cottage. He had painted in a touching manner the conduct of the good o…
 
The road to the castle towards which the Countess now led Mary, lay through a long and dark walk of tall old linden trees. For a while they walked in silence together, each wrapped in her own thoughts, but at last the Countess said to Mary—"Oh, I must now tell you how the ring was found. My father's affairs requiring his presence at Eichbourg, we l…
 
Feeling stressed? Relax tonight with The KIss by Anton Chekhov, a short story to help you fall asleep. First published in 1887, it is the story of a loner soldier that has a small adventure that might change his outlook on life. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can buy me a coffee here ------> buymeacoffee.com/justsleeppod If you like this…
 
Having made Mary sit down beside her, the young Countess began her story."God is surely with you, dear Mary," said she, "and has taken you under His protection. I see now that He has guided my steps here in order that I might find you for whom we have sought so long. Simple as are the events which I am about to relate to you, we can see in them a c…
 
Mary sat down on the stone near the wall shaded by the thick foliage of a tree which covered her with its dark branches. Here she poured out her soul in fervent prayer to God. Suddenly she heard a sweet voice calling her familiarly by her name, "Mary, Mary!"The late hour of night and the solitude of the graveyard and her loneliness made Mary start …
 
Feeling stressed? Relax tonight with This Side of Paradise by F Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, it is Fitzgerald's first book. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can buy me a coffee here ------> buymeacoffee.com/justsleeppod If you like this episode, please leave a review or rating on your favourite podcast app or, simply, follow the po…
 
The months sped on, and now the anniversary of her father's birthday arrived. Until then it had always been to Mary a day of great joy, but this time, when the day dawned, she was bathed in tears. Previously she had had the pleasure and excitement of preparing something which she knew would please her father, but now, alas, this delightful occupati…
 
After her father's death, Mary was no longer the bright happy girl she had been before. Even her favourite flowers seemed to have lost all their beauty, and the pine trees near the farm looked as though they were clothed in mourning. From time to time she attended the church at Erlenbrunn; and when here she never failed to visit her father's grave.…
 
Tonight's story to help you sleep is The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame. Published in 1898, it is the story of a dragon that would much rather relax and enjoy his cave instead of fighting. It is one of Kenneth Grahame's most popular stories. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can buy me a coffee here ------> buymeacoffee.com/justsleeppo…
 
When at last Mary could no longer hide from herself the seriousness of her father's illness, she went to the minister of the parish in which Pine Cottage was situated and asked him to come and visit him. The minister, who was a kind-hearted and godly man, gladly availed himself of the opportunity. Besides conversing with James on spiritual matters,…
 
The winter had now set in with threatenings of severity. Already the mountain and valley round about the farm were covered with deep snow. The weakness which old James had been feeling for some time now culminated in a severe illness. Obtaining her father's consent, Mary asked a physician from a neighbouring village to visit him. The doctor came to…
 
James and his daughter were now settled down in a place which they could call home; they furnished their rooms in a simple style, with nothing more than they needed for everyday wants. It gave Mary great pleasure in again being able to prepare her father's meals, and to look after his comforts in every way; and together they led a life of quiet hap…
 
Drift off to sleep with tonight's reading of The Story of the Amulet by Edith Nesbit. Published in 1906, it is part of a series of books following the adventures of siblings Anthea, Jane, Cyril, Robert, and the Lamb. In this episode, the children encounter the Psammead in a pet shop. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can buy me a coffee her…
 
After these things Jesus went over the sea of Galilee, and a great multitude followed Him, because they saw His miracles which He did on them that were diseased. And Jesus went up into a mountain, and there He sat with His disciples. And the passover, a feast of the Jews, was nigh. When Jesus then lifted up His eyes, and saw a great company come un…
 
Although their hearts were thus sustained by faith in God, the journey on which Mary and her father now started was a long and painful one. For days they were unable to find a lodging, and the little money with which they had started was at last exhausted, and they had no prospect of earning more. Although it was sorely against their will, they wer…
 
Struggling to fall asleep? Quiet your mind with the continuation of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. Published first in 1868, it follows the lives of four sisters - Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. In this episode, Meg and Jo attend a party, and Jo spends some time with the "Laurence Boy". If you'd like to support the podcast, you can buy me a coffee here…
 
In the village of Eichbourg the case of Mary and the missing ring were the only subjects of conversation, and many were the speculations as to what the result of the case would be. At the period when Mary lived, the crime of theft was always visited with severe punishment, and in many cases the sentence of death was carried out when the theft was o…
 
Not for a long time had the judge been so perplexed as he was over Mary's case."For three days," he said, "it has been before us, and we have not made the least advance towards the solution of the mystery. If I could see any possibility of the ring having been taken by any one else, I should certainly believe this girl innocent, but the evidence is…
 
Early in the morning, and almost before she was awake, an officer came to Mary's cell to bring her forth for trial. At the sight of the room in which the court was held she trembled, and her fears returned. Sitting in a large scarlet chair was the judge. Before him a clerk stood at an enormous table covered with papers.A number of questions were pu…
 
Feeling stressed? Relax tonight with the Sherlock Holmes story, The Man with the Twisted Lip, by Arthur Conan Doyle. This is one of the stories in the collection of twelve stories called "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" and is considered one of the finest works of detective fiction. In this episode, Dr Watson joins Sherlock for one of his most c…
 
At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus; and said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist: he is risen from the dead: and therefore mighty works do show forth themselves in him. For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison... You can read the actual account in Matthew 14:1-12 and Mark 6:14-29, in the …
 
We have already said that Mary was in a faint when she was carried off to prison. When she recovered to realise her condition, she burst into passionate sobbing, but at length, clasping her hands together, she fell down on her knees in prayer. Overcome with terror at her surroundings, filled with sadness at the thought of being separated from her o…
 
Tonight, I read two stories - The Three Bears & The Fisherman and His Wife. Both collected in the Green Fairy Book by Andrew Lang. The Story of the Three Bears is very similar to Goldilocks and the Three Bears but missing one key character! The Fisherman and His Wife is a simple story about greed. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can buy m…
 
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