Can God speak to you through a dream? Is there a plan for our life or is it all happening by chance?
Darla Thompson is a young woman of faith, trying to make the right choice for her future. Her deepest desire is to please God and to achieve her heart’s dream of being a wife and mother. But how does she discern between her own desire and God’s choice?
Darla is determined to put aside her feelings for her childhood crush and move forward. She discovers several young men have been vying for her attention and she hadn’t noticed—until now.
But whom should she choose? The pesky rancher and brother of her old infatuation, the quiet-spoken mercantile owner with his strong faith, the handsome preacher, or the suave college graduate who returned to their small town with the purpose to marry Darla?
Darla’s faith will be tested as she tries to discover God’s will for her life. Will she make the right choice?
Chelsea knew her child was in heaven and living out his destiny with his heavenly Father. Why, then, was she still in so much pain? The abortion was supposed to be quick and painless, with no lingering after-effects. What could explain the emotional outbursts and the heaviness that weighed on her heart like a cloak? Free to Fly is a story about post-abortion healing, set in the small town of Purchase, Kansas. Chelsea Livingston moved from Purchase to St. Louis, Missouri, and through a series of poor decisions, endured the trauma of a rape and a resulting abortion. She is driving home to her grandparents' farm, and the members of the Purchase Community Church to find healing and restoration for her wounded soul and spirit. She encounters help along the way in the form of lay pastor Dane Ross, who fights his own feelings of attraction to give her time to heal. Chelsea finds herself fitting back into small-town life with a new sense of destiny, a new career in photography, and a newfound respect for the hometown she left behind. Deep in her heart, she is still trying to make sense of her feelings of loss and pain. She knows she needs help, but vows to keep the secret of her abortion carefully hidden. Coaxed by her friends, family, and loving Father, she begins to surrender her secret to one person at a time and begin her healing journey.
Do you find yourself in an endless cycle of Prince Charming jerks or ignore every woman’s sixth sense when in the rush of a passionate relationship? You don’t need drama to have an exciting relationship. Learn from the three brave heroines in A Fine Piece of Chocolate how to pick up the pieces of life when the chocolate is no longer smooth and move on.
The Unexpected Gift tells the story of two families whose lives are shattered by two tragic events occurring within a few months of each other. Despite his shaken faith, Dr. Scott Benson, local veterinarian, strives to guide his daughter Rachel in her adjustment to blindness and short-term memory loss resulting from an auto accident that kills her mother. Shannon Martin, who now volunteers at a local therapeutic riding center, struggles with learning to trust again after the suicidal death of her fiancé, Todd Trent. When Shannon, who is blind herself, begins tutoring young Rachel in braille, romance between Scott and Shannon blossoms.
Meanwhile, a web of suspicion and turmoil comes to light involving Jill Trent, the oldest of the Trent siblings. Jill’s children do not know their biological father, so Mark Trent, their uncle, helps the now nearly grown children as they struggle to live a different kind of life despite their mother’s choices.
The fledgling romance between Scott and Shannon and the Trent family’s battle with Jill’s drug addiction collide in a series of shocking events that reveal deception, blackmail, and murder. Who is behind the crimes? Will the romance between Scott and Shannon last? Can the Trent family finally experience reconciliation? Find out how each character learns to rely on God for direction.
Keturah rescued from certain death in the desert by Ishmael, she was brought to Abraham’s dwelling to be nursed back to health. Abraham married Keturah and six sons were born to them, some having scripture references inferring they had providential purposes.
Abraham was over one hundred and forty years old when the six sons were born. Being adventuresome lads brought problems Abraham and Keturah had to deal with: one traumatic instance was after a disobedient trip to Sodom where demons afflicted and influenced the lads to act out weird activities. One of many problems they had to work through.
Abraham knew Keturah’s six sons had to be sent away in order to avoid conflict with future descendants of his first wife Sarah and their son Isaac, heir to the Promised Land. Keturah’s sons were educated sufficiently and had vocations to get them started in life. When would be the right time to send them away? If he sent them east where he hoped they would go, how far east would they go? And would they stay away?
In his early twenties, Alan Woodward returns to Baltimore from World War II only to find himself alone and lonely. With meager possessions, on a cold dreary day in 1946 he begins a trip southward to a warmer clime in his search for a college, a home, and someone to love. Along the way, his journey takes an amazing turn. Is it cultural—or something else?
“Lord let your love pour through me.” It was a prayer that Maddy had prayed many times over the past years, but it still brought tears to her eyes as she thought of the magnitude of what she asked.
As a single mother, Maddy Walker’s life has been anything but easy, yet despite her pain and loss, she has committed her life to loving and serving others. Throughout the story, Maddy’s faith is stretched as God teaches her how to love, enabling her to touch the lives of many people in her community. When Maddy discovers that she is facing some serious health issues, she is tempted to withdraw, uncertain she has anything left to give. Her only prayer is to live long enough to see her daughter married and to know that Dani will be taken care of. But God is not finished with Maddy.
When Isobelle Davis moves to town, God prompts Maddy to befriend her. Thrown into the midst of unwelcome change, Isobelle is struggling with feelings of anger and discontentment. Yet God uses what Isobelle views as a negative circumstance to provide an answer to Maddy’s prayer. In the process, Isobelle’s attitude is transformed and she gains new perspective as she is able to see how God’s hand was orchestrating it all.
Twenty-seven-year-old Aussie Jacinda has it all figured out. A successful lawyer, she struggles to relate to her family—especially her mother, Brenda, whose Christian beliefs Jacinda has found to be outmoded and irrelevant following a family tragedy. But all that is about to change. Gwen, a seasoned intercessor and a good friend to Brenda, is on to Jacinda’s case, and who would have known that Jacinda’s missing brother, Jay, would prove to be the catalyst?
Through circumstances beyond her control, Jacinda winds up travelling with Gwen and a group of other pilgrims to Israel. As she searches for her sweet but naive younger brother, Jacinda does not know that God is in fact searching for her in response to Gwen’s prayers.
Meanwhile, thirty-year-old Moshe, their Jewish guide, is recovering from his own tragedy—and is also searching for something.