“In other words, the respectful child produces good deeds from a good heart, and a disrespectful child produces bad deeds from a corrupt heart. Whatever is in your child’s heart determines what your child will say and do,” Jill Rigby states in her book, Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World.
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“This is but the beginning, Cora. You may call yourself by your old name, but you are a Kensington – it may as well be branded on your forehead. What Father wants, Father gets,” Vivian insists in Lisa T. Bergren’s The Grand Tour Series novel, Grand Illusions.
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“She wants you to believe that, and perhaps it could be true for the most part, but deep down each of us wants to trust we are loved, respected, and yes, even liked, by the people around us. I don’t think your mother is an exception,” Katherine is told in Miralee Ferrell’s Love Blossoms in Oregon series’ novel, Blowing on Dandelions.
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“When we think of home canning, our mind’s eye is quick to envision neat rows of jars lining pantry shelves, safely filled with food just waiting to be opened so we can prepare a variety of tasty meals for our dear families,” Georgia Varozza writes in her book, The Amish Canning Cookbook.
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“The question isn’t how society defines you, nor how I define you, but rather how God defines you, and in turn, how you yourself want to be defined,” are words written in a letter to Cora in Lisa T. Bergren’s The Grand Tour Series novel, Glamorous Illusions.
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“She knew God wouldn’t approve of what she was doing, but did she honestly believe He cared? Surely if her father or Ian were here, they wouldn’t let misplaced guilt or premature remorse prevent them from doing whatever they needed to do,” Maureen Lang describes Meg’s thoughts in her Gilded Legacy novel, Bees in the Butterfly Garden.
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Art by: Lori Siebert
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
“Show me the man you honor, and I will show you what kind of a man you are, for it shows me what your ideal of manhood is, and what kind of man you long to be.” Thomas Carlyle is quoted in You’re One Amazing Grandpa, with artwork by Lori Siebert.
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"Dear Amy, You might want to take a trip to Hope Beach. There is more to Ben’s death than you realize. Your brother had secrets – secrets that led to his death. Hypocrisy is one of the worst sins a man can commit. I hate to say it, but he deserved what happened to him.” The threatening email states in Colleen Coble’s tome, Rosemary Cottage.
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“I’ve pursued lots of things all my life. The normal things, you know. Love, mostly, but also fame, recognition, and while I’ve been chasing after them, the Hound of Heaven’s been chasing after me. It’s a strange sort of dog, always at my heels, but just in front of me too, snatching things away from me. He’s everywhere at once,” Elizabeth confides in Amanda Barber’s novel, The Pursuit of Elizabeth Millhouse.
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“I could not find satisfaction for my desire anywhere else in this world. I did, however, give it my best shot. But my solutions led me to alcoholism, drug addiction, lying, cheating, stealing, promiscuity, and really bad moods. I spent years heaping shame upon shame,” Ashley Cleveland confesses in her book, Little Black Sheep, A Memoir.
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