Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy is a delightful story about a loving relationship between two young children and their grandparents. Bean and Charlie spend a week with their grandparents each summer. They especially enjoy listening to Papa's stories. One afteron, Bean asks Papa to tell a story about when he was a little boy. Papa's story has an unexpected surprise as he shares about a life-changing lesson he learned from two dogs, an anying little girl, and Psalm 23:6.