Worlds lie between the marketplaces of India and the halls of a magnificent country estate like Highland Hall. Will missionary Julia Foster be able to find her place when a governess is neither upstairs family nor downstairs help?
This devotional shows readers that God’s grace is immensely more than a doctrine. They’ll discover why it’s all right to give up on themselves and their efforts, who they are in Christ, how to relax and delight in Jesus’ love and friendship, and how much He can do through them.
Beginning with Jesse, the father of David, THE GREATEST GIFT retraces the epic pageantry of mankind, from Adam to the Messiah, with each day's profound reading pointing to the coming promise of Christ, so that come Christmas morning you find that the season hasn't blurred past you but your heart's fully unwrapped the greatest gift you've always yearned for.
When Jodi Winfield comes to Lancaster to housesit, the last thing she expects to find is a disheveled little girl alone on the side of the road. The young teacher is mystified when she learns there have been no reports of a missing child, and the girl herself is no help since she can't speak English. It's as if the child appeared out of nowhere. Then Jodi turns her attention to Hickory Hollow --- and the cloistered world of the Old Order Amish --- in search of answers.
Amish widow Emma Yoder advertises to teach a quilting class. But Emma’s first class brings the most unlikely group of beginning quilters to her home. While Emma shares her passion for quilting and her faith, the fabric scraps --- and fragmented lives --- begin to take new shape with the helping hands of each other and the healing hand of God.
When his own priory is burned down, Prior William, who is known for being an evil man, seeks refuge with the brothers of St. Alcuin. Abbot John faces the first challenge of his leadership as the brothers debate about mercy and justice.
When Sadie Lapp steps off the bus in Stoney Ridge after being in Ohio for the winter, she is faced with a decision --- one that goes against her very essence. Yet it's the only way she can think of to protect a loved one. The lives of three individuals intertwine, and then unravel as unexpected twists create ripples through the town of Stoney Ridge...and through Sadie's heart.