By Amy Clipston
Make a journey to Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania, the place you are going to meet the ladies of the Kauffman Amish Bakery in Lancaster County. As every one woman's tale unfolds, you'll proportion in her heartaches, trials, joys, desires ... and secrets and techniques. you will discover how the simplicity of the Amish way of life can conflict with the 'English' method of life---and the choices and results that persist with. most significantly, you may be inspired through the wish and religion of those ladies, and the significance they position on their households. Rebecca Kauffman's tranquil previous Order Amish existence is remodeled whilst she without warning has custody of her teenage nieces after her 'English' sister and brother-in-law are killed in an vehicle twist of fate. immediate motherhood, after years of unsuccessful makes an attempt to conceive a baby of her personal, is either a pleasure and a heartache. Rebecca struggles to offer the teenage ladies the advice they want in addition to satisfy her tasks to Daniel as an Amish spouse. Rebellious Jessica is immune to Amish methods and always in difficulty with the group. more youthful sister Lindsay is stuck within the center, and the tension among Rebecca and Daniel mounts as Jessica's uprising escalates. rather than the gorgeous relatives existence she dreamed of constructing for her nieces, Rebecca feels as though her global is being torn aside by means of assorted cultures, leaving her to query her position within the Amish neighborhood, her marriage, and her religion in God.
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She’s very sweet and loving. ” 32 A G IFT of G R ACE Rebecca sighed while facing the counter. I just hope they’ll both open their hearts and give us a chance. ç “Supper’s ready,” Rebecca called up the stairs. Turning, she walked into Daniel, who stood behind her while wiping his brow. “I’m sorry. ” He pulled her close and placed a light kiss on her lips. Her pulse raced at the feel of his lips on hers. ” she whispered. ” He breathed a deep sigh and tossed his straw hat onto the peg by the door.
Rules? ” “Although you aren’t members of the church, we still need you to respect our values,” he said before meeting Rebecca’s glance and nodding for her to continue. The girls’ questioning stares were trained on Rebecca. “We don’t allow music in our house,” Rebecca said. “However, we’ll allow you to listen to your music quietly in your rooms. ” “As long as there isn’t anything offensive on your walls,” Daniel added as he lifted his glass. “We have devotional time every night, and we’d like you to join us.
She just had to have faith. ç Lindsay knocked on her sister’s door again. ” She blew out a frustrated sigh. “Come on . . This is ridiculous! ” The door swung open, and Jessica glared at her. “How can you say that? ” Grinning, Lindsay folded her arms.
A Gift of Grace: A Novel (Kauffman Amish Bakery Series) by Amy Clipston