Alexandra Bergson, a young Swedish immigrant girl who inherits her father’s farm and must transform it from raw prairie into a prosperous enterprise, is the first of Cather’s great heroines – all of them women of strong will and an even stronger desire to overcome adversity and succeed. But the wild land itself is an equally important character in Cather’s books, and her descriptions of it are so evocative, lush, and moving that they provoked writer Rebecca West to say of her…
We dream of Christmas as a season of family, celebration, and worship – but too often we get burdened with stress, busyness, yelling, and overspending. These 21 tips – on budgeting, the items you should buy on Black Friday, and much more – will help you save money, time, and your sanity this holiday season. You’ll be able to enjoy the holidays without worry and stress – and celebrate a Christmas filled with wonder and joy. (Includes bonus printables!)
Willing to make the necessary sacrifices – even skipping the occasional latte – to ensure career success, 31-year-old Cassidy Cantrell “invests” in a chic pair of boots, certain they’ll make a spectacular impression and help seal the deal on a long – anticipated promotion from her Seattle employer.
As a grieving young widow, Morwenna only wants a quiet life for herself and her son. Until a man washes ashore, entangling her in a web of mystery that could threaten all she holds dear. Lady Morwenna Trelawny Penvenan indulged in her fair share of dalliances in her youth, but now that she’s the widowed mother to the heir of the Penvenan title, she’s desperate to polish her reputation.
(Cliffs of Cornwall series)
Follow Jared on a 37,000-mile trip around the world . In an effort to learn more about prayer, the couple traveled the globe, exploring the great Judeo-Christian prayer traditions: in mountains and monasteries, in Christian communities and cathedrals, standing up and lying down, every hour and around the clock. A Year of Living Prayerfully is a fascinating, humorous, globe-trotting exploration of prayer that will help you grow your own prayer life.
This eight-session ZondervanGroupware™ uses video and group discussion to explore the sometimes shocking and cryptic writings of the Old Testament to help readers know God better. Yancey serves as guide and interpretive leader of each session and, in a series of in-depth interviews and explanations, he covers five crucial segments of the Old Testament…
A laundress? How could she be a laundress? She had never done laundry in her life. Yet after a family tragedy in 1908, kindergarten teacher Julia Bradshaw takes a humble summer job as a laundress for wealthy bachelor David Easterly. She has always been obsessed with seeing inside his beautiful mansion in Rochester, New York. But will her obsession become her undoing?
(Tour of Mansions Series)
She doesn’t plan to ignore Christmas–not completely. Lanie Phillips has a quiet holiday planned. So quiet, in fact, that the only sounds in the house where she’s staying should be the clicks of her computer keyboard and the occasional bark from a chocolate Labrador retriever. No joyous choirs of angels, no jolly laughs from Santa, and no jingle bells–nothing to distract her from her master’s thesis or bring up painful Christmas memories.
But for the single dad who’s her closest neighbor, simple holiday decorations just won’t do. When Lanie comes to complain that she can’t write with the lights flashing and carols blasting, Kyle realizes that–unknown to her–their circuits have crossed in the past.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Come lose yourself in the romance of Christmas with these 4 clean stories, and put a little holiday sparkle in your day! “Welcome to Wonderland” and “His and Hers Christmas” are exclusive to this set. You won’t find them anywhere else!
New Release from Bestselling Author Samantha Bayarr. Three dozen gingerbread cookies plus two lonely hearts, equals one Christmas miracle!
“We live between two mighty events…” Advent is as much about looking back as it is looking ahead – back to Christ’s incarnation, ahead to His return. From Heaven combines A. W. Tozer’s best reflections on these two themes to help us better appreciate the season of Advent. Each daily reading is paired with Scripture for meditation, drawing our attention to the rising light of Christ.