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Number of Pages: 192p
Vendor: Christian Focus
Publication Date: 2001
|Dimensions: 7.0 X 4.5 X 0.5 (inches)|
Mary grows up sheltered and secure in a beautiful cottage with a loving father. She learns lessons about humility, purity and forgiveness under her father's watchful gaze.
However, it doesn't last. Even though she loves God and obeys him this does not protect her ultimately from the envy and hatred of others. Mary is given a generous gift of a new dress from her friend Amelia, the daughter of the local landowner. This incites envy from Juliette, Amelia's maid who had wanted the dress for herself.
When Amelia's mother's ring goes missing Juliette decides to pass the blame onto Mary. Both Mary and her father are imprisoned for the crime and eventually exiled from their home. Mary learns to trust in God completely as difficulty follows after difficulty.
Even when she doubts if she will ever clear her name she turns back to God who is a constant source of comfort to her. Who did steal the ring in the end? That is the final unexpected twist in the tale, which makes this book a really good read.
Beatrice5 Stars Out Of 5A basket of flowersJune 28, 2017BeatriceQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 0Love this book ,a friend loan it to me on Sunday and I read it out in less than a day, I am going to get a copy of my own ,I think every mother,or grandmother or anyone with young women should get this book.
Kathy5 Stars Out Of 5August 18, 2005KathyA basket of flowers is wonderful classic,I loved this book.It was so easy to read.Mary and her father Jacob are wonderful christians,There are all kinds of Biblical lessons,like creation,forgiveness ,temptation,prayer,sin,death,trust, purity ,and justice.This book is a must buy ,you will love it!!!
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Q: Is this the same book as the Collectors 'Basket of Flowers'?
Yes, this is an abridged, softcover version of the "Rare Collector's Series" book (WW740018).
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