When Hetty Huggins made a promise to her dying mother that she would look after her younger sister and brothers, little did she know how difficult this would be. But despite the threat of being turned out onto the streets by the unscrupulous tallyman and the never-ending struggle just to exist, Hetty is determined her family will never starve or want for a roof over their heads. Longing for something better out of life than the daily grind of making matchboxes for a pittance, she dreams of setting up her own business. With the help of friends she sells hot potatoes on the streets and things begin to look up for them all. But when the tallyman comes calling, they are faced once more with a future full of hardship and despair ...
A mother's heart is uniquely and eternally bound to that of her child and God. God's Tender Promises for Mothers is the perfect tribute to Momùto encourage and inspire and provide wisdom, guidance, and support. This lovely book is filled with words of gratitude and blessing for all that Mom is and does, followed by scripture passages from the New King James Version. Each entry finishes with a special promise from God that mothers will not want to miss. This meaningful book is full of poignant reminders that mothers are not alone in raising their childrenùGod is with them every step of the way. For more than thirty years, the GodÆs Promises« seriesùwhich has sold more than 15 million copiesùhas been guiding and comforting people through topically arranged scriptures addressing many facets of life. Mothers will rest in knowing they have a special role in GodÆs kingdom and in the lives of their children. Trim Size 7 x 7
Eve, Noah's wife, Sarah, Tamar, Asenath, and others played a critical role in shaping the nation and faith of Israel. But we need to look closely at their stories to fully understand their impact. Respected Hebrew scholar and archaeologist Tammi Schneider takes us into the biblical account by carefully reading the stories of all the women in Genesis and illuminating the text with cultural background and archaeological insights. Her careful and creative approach challenges traditional ways of seeing these women and gives a fresh perspective on familiar stories. The result is a readable, thoughtful, and biblically grounded look at the roles and functions of Genesis women and a solid resource for studies of Genesis, women in the Bible, and women's issues.
A Promise is a Promise ''Promise you won't leave me, will you, Mommy?''.... ''Of course not, I would never leave you, darling, I promise. And a promise is a promise!'' These were the last words that were exchanged between Kaye O'Bara and her 16-yearold daughter, Edwarda, before the vivacious teenager fell into a diabetic coma on January 3, 1970. For more than 30 years, Edwarda has been in a comatose state - and her mother has kept her promise to never leave her beloved daughter! This dedicated parent, now in her 70s, has kept a vigil by her daughter's bedside for more than a quarter of a century, feeding her every two hours and giving her insulin every four hours around the clock, without fail! The strength, power, and tenacity of Kaye O'Bara's incomparable love has attracted miracles, including the spiritual apparition of the Blessed Mother, who is a frequent ''visitor'' to the O'Bara home in Miami, Florida. These events have astounded the community and have inspired intense interest from the media, and they will amaze you - and teach you - as well! This is a phenomenal book about two ordinary people, the miracles that have made their lives extraordinary, and the lessons that you can learn from them. This is a book you will always remember - about a mother and daughter whose bond of love is everlasting!
Who knew a fresh start could be so hard? Not single mom Lisa Marley. She'd made her share of mistakes, but now she just wanted a chance to rebuild trustand to raise her daughter, Cecily. All she needed was her new faith, not all-too-sure-of-himself Ethan Vance from New Beginnings at church. Widower Ethan could tell secrets hid behind Lisa's quiet facade. Between the challenges of raising three children, his church duties and pursuing a long-cherished dream, he took every opportunity to know her better. As their relationship grew, he wondered if Lisa held the key to his own new beginning, too.
Alice and her daughter Zoe have been a team of two all their lives. With no family to speak of, and the identity of Zoe's father shrouded in mystery, they've never needed anyone else - until Alice gets sick. Desperate to find stability for Zoe, Alice reaches out to two near-strangers: Kate, her oncology nurse, and Sonja, her social worker. As the lives of the three women become inextricably tied, a chain of events is set into motion, forcing them to confront their deepest fears and secrets. Imbued with heart and humour in even the darkest moments, The Mother's Promise is an unforgettable novel about the strength of a mother's love.
Israel needed a prophet. Hannah needed a child. In order to do something extraordinary and to supply Israel with a deliverer, God had to incite prayer from a woman. Is it no wonder, that at this time in our nation and world, the Holy Spirit is awakening the hearts of mothers to cry out for their children. These children will not only be saved from desperate times; they will be used of God to deliver others and change the culture. The dedication of the child depends on the consecration of the mother. In this 2nd edition devotion, which includes a leader's guide, you will be inspired to Give your children whole-heartedly to God all the days of their lives; speak to the darkness and see the daylight conform; turn your desperation into outrageous, faith-filled prayers that will incite God to move on your behalf; make a radical move toward God that will transform your life and the lives of those whom you love. . . . . ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sandra Saylor is a wife, mother, grandmother, and life coach. She speaks to groups in various settings ranging from Bible studies to women's conferences. She and her husband lead seminars on marriage, relationships, and leadership. As the wife of a pastor for thirty-four years, she has cried with mothers and fathers and prayed for their children and grandchildren. Her mantra for children are these verses from Isaiah 49:24-25: "Who can snatch the plunder of war from the hands of a warrior? Who can demand that a tyrant let his captives go? But the LORD says, 'The captives of warriors will be released, and the plunder of tyrants will be retrieved. For I will fight those who fight you, and I will save your children.'"