The loss of his son marked the end of two lives as far as Stanley is concerned. He continues to punish himself for his son's death and everyone else in his life as well. Ready to throw in the towel on his already strained marriage, Stanley is sure his wife is completely losing it when she tells him about Charles. But when he meets Charles himself, his world is completely turned upside down as he dares to let love in.
It's been two year s since the loss of her only son and the one thing that cuts her deeper now is the apparent loss of her husband Stanley as well. She has fought the desire to give up hope completely on the resurrection of her marriage, but hope is fading quickly. She hopes that Charles is for real and that his message will be what's needed to shake Stanley out of his ever shrinking world.
Miss Esther has always had a heart for children, especially
those who no one else wanted. She's concerned for her
neighbors and has watched their marriage deteriorate since
the loss of their child. It is apparent that she knows more
about the Lamp than she lets on, but she knows Stan and
Lisa must make the choice to believe in something better.
Deb's first concern is for her friend Lisa and her opportunity
to have a happy life once again. As far as she is concerned,
Stanley has abandoned Lisa for far too long. She continues to
prod her friend to look out for her own best interests.
Josh has bounced around from foster home to foster home
because of her temper. She's hoping to be able to stay with
Miss Esther so she can keep an eye out for Rachel but she's
having difficulty controlling her temper. She's not sure
about Mr. Stan, but she's cautiously optimistic that he might
actually care about her and Rachel.
The wise groundskeeper knows that he's been put
in charge of more than just cultivating the ball field
grass and he has watched Stan for quite some time
now. Hoping to help him open his heart enough to
love again, he challenges St an to look beyond his
present hurt and to the possibility that he may be
exactly what someone else needs.
Charles Montgomery III
Charles Montgomery III is an ecentric and auspicios character
who's origins and exact station beyond his admittance to being a
messenger is unknown. Rest assured, he is not a genie and to call
him one is to invite his scorn. He visits Lisa and Stanley in their
darkest hour with a message of hope and a brighter future.
Cooper truly is 'Man's Best Friend' as he helps his owner,
Stanley, survive the loss of his son. Everyone who meets
this lovable and loyal companion feels the healing brought
by his unconditional love and trust.