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The Southern Jane Austen

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Reviewed: 06-08-19

This book reminds of Jane Austens life ,in the sense like in Georgian England and the Antebellum South woman were not supposed to be. educated beyond grammar school.But as in Jane Austens family ,Jane
was encouraged to use her God given graces .In this case her writing
Where as the young lady Carolyn Adams (Whoes mothers calling is to prepareCarolyn to presented to society ,at the age of 16 ,and then,prepare her marriage .Unlike ,this case ,[For I do not know if this reflects all Antebellum southern society)How ever in England you are not
presented till your 18.You. have a sponsor .
Whereas in Carolyns case ,her sister, Virginia between 16-18 she has refused many. callers.,is now at 18 on the verge of spinsterhood
Both her father and mother have great love for each other and their
children .But their love is tested ,when Carolyns,father engages a tutor so Carolyn can quench her thirst for knowledge especially, for learning
about the r.r.Thiz tutorJames , is the intended husband for Virgini
Her father's response, to her mother's concern about what society's views of Carolyns desire to go beyond what is expected in terms of female
knowledge ,To not worry about what society thinks ,but;about what God
thinks and His will.
The reason ,I did not give it 4 stars,is a personal bias
I do not appreciate cliff hangers !

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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Mercy Is From God ,and He Wants Us To Share That<br />

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Reviewed: 06-06-19

Mercy is called to help the biologicaly hildless family
Where Hopes daughter Faith has been given to.
For God blessed this Couple ,Thus a request for help
.Mercy ,despite the violent conditions there ,Mercy
goes there',Unfouurtunately the mother died in
childbirth along with the child
Mercy with her husband returns to her sisters Grace ,and Hope.
Mercy and her husband are called to mission field
as part of the Indian Agency .To provide them care .
Hope realized she can be a momma to her child annd
welcomes her as her daughter into her family ,as well
as her husband Lance

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God Takes Bad Makes It A Blessing <br />

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Reviewed: 06-06-19

This book ,emphasizes one Hopes discover God's
love prevails ,It also shows how a child conceived
by rape .(Whitman massacre,1847)Hope discovers
That ,once refused by her caring family ,to abort,
or killing herself .She gives the Baby to a childless couple .thar are missionaries..

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Eastern Western Treasures, Meet Each,Become One

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Reviewed: 05-20-19

This story ,beginning started the same way as Opal
Amethyst ,goes to ND. .to claim her nephew. Though
he really is not her,brothers son .When she arrives
she sees this is not her,brothers son.She decides
to remain there.
Ite ,I thought Amethyst would wed
Jacob father of son ,J(oel') .It would make sense
since they both are tyed to Joel.What happens ,God
has a plan .What will .Is Opal included in this plan?
Opal who has , seen so much death ,and abandonment
Can she accept God's plan ,not to mention , can she
acceept. bbrlieving. in God anymore ?
One thing. I wished was belle had a conversion experience That was not. the case
Can Jacob (a preacher ,which a past )Can her
acceot God's plan and will thay include a wife .
Is Opal ,going accept live out Ggods plan .
Or is she going live with hard. heart .not asking
for God's forgiveness and knowing she needs it.
Can she soften a heart a s accept God's mercy
and God a. Love And shate with so none else .
who needs it.
Amatthustd love for a retired soldierc,wi l,he
find a wide ,nowc he realizes i.If so will she accept
him .
Laura. Scnelling, in this book, mentioned a Catholic
Church, not in a derogatory way
She's sleaydc reminds the temerity faith and fortiti Dr love mercy they showed in that my time..It is still
here ,we just have to be open to God.


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Opal s Conscience Guilt Ridden or Is It <br />

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Reviewed: 05-18-19

This books story showed how Opals coming of age,
view of what she wants and what her Sister Ruby,
thinks it quite different .When Opal ,is forced to
go East to for her safety, because of a drifter
that acosted her .Finally safe for a return ,to home,
But at the same time while she was away from a preacher ran from home ,because his conscience ridden guilt, Thus he finally sees that God has called
him to reveal that he is a pastor .He is set free as the
truth does .
Eventually he expresses his love for Opal ,but; he is
told ,he must wait till she is 17 ,
He is willing to do so,.On Christmas ,he receives, a wonderful gift ,his estranged son Joel ,acknowledges him as His pa. Ruby gives birth to her seconfd child with her husband s help .
Than Jacob ,the pastor marries a couple one ,who is Indian other Afroame AmRican .
Main theme is God is always there, especially when
your faith is sorely being tested .Especially when one
is called to submit to God's will

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Faith in God ,Tatamount ,for a Trusting Marriage

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Reviewed: 05-14-19

Elizabeth ,was a surprise, especially ,when it is
revealed that her late husband abusive ,drunkard .
What gets me is when she refers to why so many can
drink fine ,but ;t yet,here is small amount .that are
turned into abusive violent husbands .,When donor
,they be loving and kind.
Elizabeth finally finds a young man Collinthat loves and cares for and trusts her .That she loves and trusts
( Again there is some ,(descriptive scenes of Easter
end intimacy ) But this is not the basis of the )
westcott series.)
Elizabeth fearing that Collin ,is too young ,deserves
a younger bride. nearly marries sir Geoffry.Sir Geiffry reveals that he is just like her llate,husband .
This is at their nuptial ball ..
Will she go through the marriage ,or will she call it
off..Will Elizabeth search for someone she can trust .
Is that Collin (He is Wrens brother ) .or someone else?Will Collin find a younger bride,or is ELizabeth
the one to trust ,and love ,in marriage

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Lusty turns to Be Love and Care

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Reviewed: 05-10-19

Viola. (formar countless) flees loving family ,
to free herself from what seems smothering .
to go for a lustful,fling,Than she discovers what
she desires is to love and and be loved . and cated about The one , who she has t he fling with the Margquis 'of Dorchester ,They flee for a Trieste
than facing both families, declares their betrothe
Is this a best or true love ,Does Viola go on ,with
agree to what she believes is honorable but not true
Having victim of l,infidelity ,suffrering in a marriage
that's bigamous , Or does she does she b flee !
and keep fleeing,?
Or when and if does find someone to be loved and cared about and can she do the same?
I believe the story was good ,once I skipped over all
the lust ful scenes .That is ,a blessing with audable
You can navigate ,so you can avoid immoral lluust
and skip that to find the actual story


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Scandal to spiritual growthc

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Reviewed: 05-08-19

Two daughters one who is employed as a nanny ,and
her Sister, wm (Who goes to school South hervcharges
She than is summoned to ND. tob see her dyeing fstherb,who last words are take care of my treasures
What treasures,

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Love is a Decision ,Especially Selfless Love, <br /><br /><br /><br />

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Reviewed: 05-05-19

Except ,for descriptive martial relations Truly thought this book ,was ,a beautiful story .It shows how God can takes
a child's Rena wful childhood ,and give her the graces to withstand
it until she experiences ,nurturing love.As an adult ,desire
for marriage ,But,; this desire brings more then she expected
A husband that loves her and in-laws ./family .Having all this
now ,is this enough to face her childhood nemesis ?

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Dr.Astrid s Borlkund s Africa is Sioux reservation

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Reviewed: 04-25-19

Dr.Astrid Borklund ,has discovered ,her Africa is in S.D.on
a Sioux reservation,.Sje is one of the many of her: Blessing "
who are willing to help the Sioux ,to become self sufficient in
a new way. Not to mention building a hospital in :Blessing "
But ; aAstrids loveKosh ,may not come about ,if he can not soften ,his heart and accept helping the,Sioux ,as one example
of her bring a doctor .Csn ,Josh even except her being a Doctor, as part of their life toge ther.