Growing up in the foster care system, Jase Edgar always dreamed of one
day starting his own family. But his fiancée's untimely death shattered
his plans. Moving to Kansas and serving as a youth minister should be a
fresh start, but he can't seem to set aside his doubts about God's
goodness long enough to embrace his new life.
church custodian, Lori Fowler is battling her own challenges. Her
strained relationship with her father and her struggles with overeating
convince her she's not worthy enough for love. When an Amish weaver
enlists their help locating the owner of a ring found among the donated
clothing she uses as fabric, Jase and Lori find themselves drawn to each
other. But will they be able to release the past and move forward from
this moment into a joyful future?
About The Author Award-winning, bestselling
author Kim Vogel Sawyer told her kindergarten teacher that someday
people would check out her book in the library. The little-girl dream
came true in 2006 with the release of Waiting for Summer's Return. Kim's
titles now exceed 1.5 million copies and are available in six different
languages. A former elementary school teacher, she now enjoys a
full-time writing and speaking ministry. Kim's passion lies in writing
stories that point the reader to a deeper, more intimate relationship
with God. When Kim isn't writing, you'll find her traveling with her
retired military hubby, spoiling her granddarlings, petting the cats,
quilting, or--as time allows--participating in community theater. You
can learn more about Kim's writing and speaking ministries at her
What a range of emotions here, but you feel God's presence in these
people's lives. We are there when our young Pastor arrives in Kansas,
having left his position in San Antonio, and his memories. Will this
move be the answer to restoring his faith?
We watch as he is
embraced by this congregation, and feel his pain, and wonder if he can
move on from his devastating loss of his fiance?
We also meet
some of the members of the congregation that welcome him, mainly Lori,
who really likes him, and Kenzie who is struggling about returning to
her Amish roots, and sharing the hope of salvation.
targeted to be the Youth Pastor, and we watch as he begins his duties,
and thank goodness for the Head Pastor and his wife, I loved them!
Will an engagement ring be the catalyst to bring the forgiveness Jace is craving, or is it irrelevant?
love how he is challenged throughout this book, and it quickly became a
page turner for me, and once I finished I really wanted to stay here
and go on with the lives of the people I now cared about!
received this book through Net Galley and the Publisher Waterbrook and
Multnomah, and was not required to give a positive review.
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