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Virginia is completely overwhelmed with the circumstances in her life. Losses loom on the horizon: elderly grandparents who can no longer stay on the family farm; Slate, who longs to leave for a home of his own; her brother Danny and his wife who leave for Kenya; and Mindy, who Virginia has raised as her own daughter but may be torn away from the ones she loves by a cold-hearted birth mother.
"That's how life is", Virginia tells Mindy. "Things just keep being... different". Virginia has always dreaded and fought change. Now, can she embrace it?
In this fourth volume of the Prairie Legacy series, best-selling author Janette Oke gently opens a window into a short period of time in the life of a close-knit family who are trying to find their way through bewildering times. In her own quiet-paced, inimitable style, she examines the role that change plays in our lives, and how we are shaped--or broken--because of it. Long-time fans of this inspirational author will find no big shocks or surprises here. Just vintage Oke. --Cindy Crosby --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
In Quiet Strength, Oke began the story of Virginia and Jonathan's married life. Picking up a few years later, Oke finds that the couple having been blessed with three healthy children and a foster daughter, Mindy, the child of Virginia's friend Jenny. As Virginia and Jonathan move through their daily lives, secure in their love for each other and in God's love for them, the family faces some difficult decisions. Jenny returns, gravely ill, and demands custody of Mindy. And, if that weren't enough, Marty and Clark Davis, Virginia's grandparents, are unable to live alone on the farm, and no one wants the responsibility of forcing them to move into town. Although Oke offers no real sense of difficulty for the couple, she wraps up this series in truly happily-ever-after form with a pleasant book fans will adore.
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
I enjoy reading all Janette Oke's books. They are so good for the soul. It makes me feel just good Inside. Read morePublished on June 4 2013 by joelle
this book is so great. i loved it. i hope Janette oke
does write another series. or is there already ?
I have benn reading the Praire Legacy series and was sad when i came to the last book. Although i didn't read the Love Comes Softly Series. Read morePublished on July 31 2002 by Katherine Coulter
As soon as I started to read this book I couldn't put it down. It was wonderful. It was a bit sad at times though especially as you get to the end. Read morePublished on April 30 2001 by Allyce S.
I couldn't put this book down and was disappointed to learn that it was the last in the series (as I was when the Love Comes Softly series ended). Read morePublished on June 28 2000