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A collection of 20 true stories set on a small family dairy farm in Wisconsin 40 years ago. Celebrate Christmas during a simpler time when happiness was baking cookies, decorating the Christmas tree, or even just getting out of wearing snow boots to school.
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A collection of humorous short true life stories/situations relating to faith in God.About the AuthorRegisterd nurse, employed presently as a nurse writer/consultant for a non-profit long term care organization. Graduate of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis,MN with a BSN in nursing. Experience: Hospital public affairs special projects coordinator Staff Devleopment instructor Clinical coordator - nurse refresher course Intensive Care Unit Staff nurse Home Health Care Agency Director of Nurses Red Cross volunteer Nursing Director Published articles in professional nursing journals. Poetry published in books, literary awards, and poetry forum. Past honors: National Honor Society in high school "Best citizen" in graduating nursing clas... Rest of this review on the detail page
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This book is hard to 'place' for me. It has a strong religious angle, but there are also elements of new age in it, and a strong parallel with current history. Certain elements made me think back of bible stories. And the way things are described does give a strong feeling of an (American) religious background. Readers who have no Christian background will probably find the book hard to comprehend. In my opinion it does help to have an idea about Christianity and the bible in order to understand and enjoy the book. People with this background will find it a beautiful book, I think. At certain points the book was a bit much of a 'feelgood story' to me, but other parts balanced this, resulting in a buildup of a much bigger story whic... Rest of this review on the detail page
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All good things—even laughter and orange marmalade cake—must come to an end. And in Light from Heaven, the long-anticipated final volume in the phenomenally successful Mitford Years series, Karon deftly ties up all the loose ends of Father Timothy Kavanagh’s deeply affecting life. On a century-old valley farm where Father Tim and Cynthia are housesitting, there’s plenty to say grace over, from the havoc of a windstorm to a surprising new addition to the household and a mystery in the chicken house. It’s life on the mountaintop, however, that promises to give Father Tim the definitive challenge of his long priesthood. Can he step up to the plate and revive a remote, long-empty mountain church, asap? Or has he been ca... Rest of this review on the detail page
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