An Amish Miracle by Beth Wiseman
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
How I enjoy the novels like this!
It breaks the monotony of a single author from time to time and allows you to see individual stories within a larger story.
I think it gives a bit of character depth that isn't achieved by a single author.
This was a quick read and I enjoyed it very much. I'm pleased to have this book in my collection of Amish fiction!
Always in My Heart by Mary Ellis:Hope Bowman believes that God is punishing her for giving up the son she had as a teen. She carries grief and anger in her heart for being forced to give him away and also from not being allowed to share this event with her husband. He is understandably upset that she never told him of this child or the events surrounding the birth. God must make a work in the hearts of this family and bring them peace.
Always His Providence by Ruth Reid:I think this was actually my favorite story out of the three. Rosa Hostetler is in danger of losing her home. As a young widow she has trouble accepting the fact that she is actually a widow and is rather stubborn about letting the church know as she feels that she shouldn't use the widow's fund to help her pay her bills.
Her husband passed away and asked his close friend to watch out for Rosa. She is hesitant to open her heart to him—especially if she loses her home and has to move to her aunt’s house in another district.
These characters just came to life to me and I nearly wish that this tale had been a full size novel!
Always Beautiful by Beth WisemanThis story addressed an issue that plagues a lot of young women—worry about their weight. Becky feels that no one will love her because she’s a bit on the heavy side. She takes drastic measures and begins cutting out entire meals to shed the pounds.
The truth is though, there are two young men who are both smitten with her—just the way she is!
Becky has to learn to love herself before she can ever accept the love of others. An important lesson for any young lady!
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