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 are going to proportion in her heartaches, trials, joys, goals ... and secrets and techniques. you will discover how the simplicity of the Amish way of life can conflict with the 'English' means of life---and the choices and effects that persist with. most significantly, you'll be inspired via the desire and religion of those ladies, and the significance they position on their households. Rebecca Kauffman's tranquil previous Order Amish lifestyles is reworked whilst she all of sudden has custody of her teenage nieces after her 'English' sister and brother-in-law are killed in an car coincidence. fast motherhood, after years of unsuccessful makes an attempt to conceive a toddler of her personal, is either a pleasure and a heartache. Rebecca struggles to offer the teenage ladies the suggestions they want in addition to satisfy her tasks to Daniel as an Amish spouse. Rebellious Jessica is proof against Amish methods and always in hassle with the neighborhood. 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 kin existence she dreamed of making for her nieces, Rebecca feels as though her international is being torn aside by means of diverse cultures, leaving her to query her position within the Amish group, her marriage, and her religion in God.
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I’ll go start on supper. ” Trisha and Lindsay appeared in the doorway of Lindsay’s room. Trisha looped her arm around Lindsay’s shoulder. ” Lindsay shook her head. “I’m fine. ” Trisha glanced at Rebecca. ” Rebecca shrugged. ” “I’d be happy to,” Trisha said. Rebecca headed down the stairs with Trisha in tow. They nodded to the movers climbing the stairs with boxes. They stepped into the kitchen, and Rebecca fished through the refrigerator for ingredients. ” Trisha asked. ” She carried a handful of vegetables to the table.
42 A G IFT of G R ACE “I promise I’ll call you,” Trisha said, hugging Jessica. “Everything will be okay. ” “Please take me with you,” Jessica whispered between sniffs. ” Trisha took the girl’s face in her hands. “You need to be strong for your sister. ” Jessica wiped her tears with the back of her hand. “I love you,” Trisha said. “I love you too,” Jessica whispered. ” Trisha hugged the younger girl. Lindsay wrapped her arms around her neck. “Love you. ” Pulling back, she rubbed her eyes. Trisha turned to Rebecca and gave her a quick hug.
She prayed that giving the girls the proper guidance would lead them to find their place in the community and understand God’s plan for them. ” She smiled. Yes, she trusted the Lord. The girls would adjust. 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