By Karen Kingsbury
#1 New York Times bestselling writer Karen Kingsbury's undying selection of real tales celebrating God's presence in friendship.
during this heartwarming publication, the excellent strength of friendship is confirmed via impressive studies within the lives of normal women and men. Karen Kingsbury has collected jointly real-life examples of acquaintances who're there for every different simply because they wish to be, now not simply because they must be. those uplifting tales illustrate that real friendship is made from love and laughter, compassion and realizing. And while lifestyles sends a problem that can not be met on my own, God offers a chum whilst one is required such a lot.
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Her favorite outdoor job is 14 p l a i n s e c re ts shucking corn. She likes it because the whole family does it together. Family means everything to Mary, even beyond the regard that most Amish seem to hold for family life. She is deeply tied to her parents, who live only a few miles and a country road farther north. Mary’s grandparents were among the original settlers of what the Swartzentrubers of this area refer to as the Lodi settlement, which started in the early s. Originally from Fredericksburg in Wayne County, Ohio, Mary and her family moved northwest to Ashland County when she was a teenager.
And yes, occasionally the stream splashes ashore. Plain Secrets one Pop Cans and Doomed Pigs On a sunny November morning more than a decade after his mother’s funeral in Canada, Samuel ushers a doomed pig out to the silo corner, an innocuous-looking room attached to the bottom of the silo. He holds a section of board out in front of himself to wall oﬀ the escape route as he leads his victim to the killing room. The pig turns around to poke at the board, trying to get past Samuel and back to its pen.
Nothing more, nothing less. As Jonas talked, he worked. The Amish I know are nothing if not hardworking. He mucked out stalls, taking time to tend to the young Tennessee Walking Horse he’d bought and named Ashley. Jonas admitted to having aﬀection for the name Ashley, claiming that nearly every girl he’d been interested in since leaving the Amish had been an Ashley. I admit I was expecting something diﬀerent from Jonas. Perhaps my own preconceived ideas about refugee Amish—or about “rebellious youth” in general—led me to think a nineteen-year-old kid bent on emancipation would be trashing the life he’d ﬂed, condemning it for its restrictive religion, its traditional ways, its insularity, its perceived sexism and smugness.
A Treasury of Miracles for Friends: True Stories of Gods Presence Today by Karen Kingsbury