Spring's Gentle Promise by Janette Oke

By Janette Oke

Josh Jones realizes his kinfolk is not usual, yet it is the in simple terms existence he is ever recognized. Aunt Lou, Gramps, Uncle Charlie, Grandpa--they all have formed the younger guy he has develop into. yet as he grows into manhood, Josh starts to stand vital questions about existence, love, and religion. 3 million books bought within the sequence!

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They also wished to find relief from the heavy load of milk that swelled their udders and slowed their walk. I began my whistling again. A bird joined me, off to the right, and I turned my head to look for it. It was high in a poplar tree by the hen house, and by its vigorous song I imagined that it was just as happy with the early morning as I was. From somewhere in Turleys’ pasture a cow bawled and another answered. Perhaps a mother had become separated from her baby and was calling it for breakfast.

Spring’s Gentle Promise SEASONS OF THE HEART #4 JANETTE OKE Spring’s Gentle Promise Spring’s Gentle Promise Copyright © 1989 Janette Oke Cover design by Dan Pitts Cover photography by Aimee Christenson Scripture quotations are taken from the King James Version of the Bible. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means—electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise—without the prior written permission of the publisher.

It might well be our best crop yet,” I admitted. But I went from day to day with one eye on the sky and the other on my fields. I knew without being told that one good hailstorm could change everything, and deep inside me, I kind of wished there was some way I could make a little bargain with God. But of course I didn’t try. I had the good sense—and faith— to know that He knew all about our needs and my wishes, and that in His love He would take care of our future. But oh, my, how I did hope that the future didn’t include hail.

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