For more than 25 years, you've trusted Max Lucado to walk with you as you ponder these essential truths. This collection of his very best illustrations, stories, and one-liners guides you through his signature themes and life's most important matters.
Pampered Margaret Macy flees London in disguise to escape pressure to marry a dishonorable man. She takes a position as a housemaid in the home of Nathaniel Upchurch, a suitor she once rejected in hopes of winning his dashing brother. If she can last until her next birthday, she will gain an inheritance from a spinster aunt --- and sweet independence.
A traumatic experience as a college freshman has left Gussie Milton frightened of being in a relationship, so she's thrown herself into caring for her aging parents, her photography business, and her church. In the eyes of Miss Birdie and her friend Mercedes, aka “the Widows,” Gussie would make their young pastor the perfect wife. And though the attraction proves mutual, first Gussie's past and then the pastor's hopes for the future threaten to keep them apart.
In THE MEMORY JAR, part of the Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors series, we visit a small Amish community in West Kootenai, Montana, where for the past 10 years, Sarah Shelter has been passed over by the young Amish men who arrive there each year. A tragedy has closed her heart --- until she meets Jathan Schrock.