The Crystal Heart is a short story about a young girl having nightmares. The story starts with her grandfather meeting Leopold and seeing the Crystal Heart. Leopold tells the story of his granddaughter Olivia. She is a Princess that suffers a curse from a distraught woman. The curse affects her and the entire land, only the pure of heart can set them free. The Crystal Heart is written in a manner that is positive and uplifting. The words used are not watered down and the concepts will transfer to many situations faced by children and adults today. The Crystal Heart is a simple story written with the understanding that our children and grandchildren are our mot prized gifts.