Friendship

A Treasury of Miracles for Friends: True Stories of Gods by Karen Kingsbury

By Karen Kingsbury

#1 New York Times bestselling writer Karen Kingsbury's undying number of real tales celebrating God's presence in friendship.

during this heartwarming booklet, the striking strength of friendship is confirmed via remarkable reports within the lives of normal women and men. Karen Kingsbury has accumulated jointly real-life examples of pals who're there for every different simply because they need to be, no longer simply because they must be. those uplifting tales illustrate that actual friendship is made from love and laughter, compassion and knowing. And while existence sends a problem that can not be met on my own, God presents a chum while one is required such a lot.

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Occasionally, Hank and I even leave Emmy with the grandparents and go out on our own, something we almost never do at home. We are always more in love with each other in California. We go to different beaches. We take Emmy and the dog to the park where Hank played as a boy. This Christmas is different. This Christmas we linger nearby. The shopping is less frenzied, the dinners more subdued. This Christmas as we sit in the family room, Beth comes through the doorway, gaunt, hollowed, stoop-shouldered.

But I am still the fatherless girl, the girl who stuck needles in her arms and straws up her nose and drank her way to oblivion until I found the one person who could drive away the demons. After we visit Jack London’s house, where we see two startled deer and the charred ruins of Wolf House, we head west into the desert. The unspoken fear that has dogged him ever since he learned I was pregnant has caught up to us and clings to his back. He realizes that I am not going to change my mind. I am going to have this child.

We stop in rustic little restaurants for hot chocolate. Occasionally, Hank and I even leave Emmy with the grandparents and go out on our own, something we almost never do at home. We are always more in love with each other in California. We go to different beaches. We take Emmy and the dog to the park where Hank played as a boy. This Christmas is different. This Christmas we linger nearby. The shopping is less frenzied, the dinners more subdued. This Christmas as we sit in the family room, Beth comes through the doorway, gaunt, hollowed, stoop-shouldered.

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