Gardens are a placeto rest, to draw near, and to heal. "WhereHealing Blooms" by Vannetta Chapman WhenWidow Emma Hochstetter discovers a run-away teenager in her barn, and thebishop asks her to provide a haven for a local woman and her two children shefinds her quiet life has been interrupted. Then, her mother-in-law, Mary Ann,reveals one of her garden's hidden secrets, something very unexpected. Will shecontinue alone or will she accept the gifts God has given her? "Flowersfor Rachael" by Kathleen Fuller RachaelBontrager's flower garden is beautiful, but at twenty-four, she's lonely. Gideon Beiler fell in love withRachael almost at first sight. After her grandfather has a stroke, her days arefilled with caring for him, and one day Rachael finds her garden in shambles.However, she won't accept Gideon's offers of help. Will she realize she doesn'thave to do everything on her own and that God is in control? "Seedsof Love" by Tricia Goyer SadieChupp finds her greatest joy in the greenhouses in her Montana community. Acompany is interested in buying her heirloom seeds, but they are the only thingshe has left from her deceased parents.Eli Plank is a traveling bachelor who believes he can help Sadie, but amisunderstanding leaves her heartbroken. Will she trust him again, and let theseeds of a new relationship take root? "Rootedin Love" by Beth Wiseman Rosemary Lantz isdoing her best to run her family's household. She excels at all her tasksexcept one: gardening. Saul Petersheim has pursued Rosemary for years, butRosemary keeps turning him down. What Saul doesn't know is that she hasgood reason--something no one can know--especially not him. ". . . [ An Amish Garden ] is a perfectselection of stories that will lift your heart, inspire your faith, andencourage your green thumb." -- CBARetailers + Resources
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