By Francine Rivers
2009 Retailer's selection Award winner!
In this compilation of the 5 books within the best-selling Lineage of Grace sequence through Francine Rivers, we meet the 5 ladies whom God chose—Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary. each one used to be confronted with extraordinary—even scandalous—challenges. every one took nice own probability to meet her calling. each one used to be destined to play a key function within the lineage of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the realm.
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We are simple creatures composed of twos: eyes, ears, arms, breasts, legs. By the time I reached the dressing room once again, I was as one reborn, a babe created from sweetness and pleasure. Now I am returned to the hotel. By some fluke or mistake— and unlike every other woman among us—I discovered that I had not been assigned a roommate. In my previous life I might have welcomed such privacy. But here, gazing at the narrow empty bed opposite my own, I felt strangely as if I had been deprived, shortchanged of something all the others had been given.
Kelley, don't think me ungrateful, but my father's attorney led me to believe that I would be working here in Chicago. Is there no way for this to remain the case? I would be more than happy for you to redraw the contract under terms more favorable to you and your company. ” Mrs. Kelley's high-colored face broadened to a slow and sympathetic smile. The gaelic lilt in her voice was much like that of the poor Mrs. Reeves who had found her father; made by God to soothe. “Miss Place, we of Harvey do not maintain facilities in such great cities as this.
I know I cannot replace the fine women whom you have left behind, but, should it become necessary in this trying time, I pray you will confide in me. For those girls who are orphans and used to relying upon themselves, this confidence is even more important. “But plenty of time for talk during entrance interviews tomorrow. Please note that it is now ten o'clock. I ask that you all follow me and our little pages to the Hotel Rochambeau across the street. There you will be assigned your rooms and roommates, and a light luncheon will be sent to your quarters.