A simple farmer saves for years to buy his wife a string of pearls. Eventually these pearls become a family legacy and are worn by her descendants. But when Nana's great-granddaughter has a special need, it is only then that...
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A simple farmer saves for years to buy his wife a string of pearls. Eventually these pearls become a family legacy and are worn by her descendants. But when Nana's great-granddaughter has a special need, it is only then that the extraordinary value of her gift is realised. 140 pages, from Bethany
A sentimental story about great-grandmother Lizzie & Beth, her soul mate, who injures her spine in a car accident shortly before her wedding but is able to show strength because of the love of her fiance & Nana & the many important lessons about love & sacrifice she learned from her Nana.
The Enchanting Story of a Family Treasure That Becomes a Legacy^^It had all begun on their honeymoon. Lizzie had been so young then. Young and vibrant and beautiful. And now she was still beautiful in Duncan's eyes. Perhaps even more so. He loved his Lizzie. She had stood by him through the good and the bad. Someday, as soon as he could manage it, he was determined to get her something really special. Something that would speak of her true worth-and his deep love.^^A string of perfectly formed pearls-it would take Duncan years to save the money required to purchase them. But his carefully kept secret, his sacrificial gift, becomes a symbol of the family legacy. And with the passing of time, for their last great-granddaughter who has a very special need, the pearl necklace will take on extraordinary value.
A husband's sacrificial gift of pearls to his wife becomes a symbol of the family's legacy. Only the youngest of the great-granddaughters realizes the truly extraordinary value of the jewelry.
Janette Oke was born in Champion, Alberta, Canada, during the depression years. She graduated from Mountain View Bible College in Alberta where she met her husband, Edward. They married in 1957 and served in churches in Calgary and Edmonton, Canada, and Indiana. Oke writes historical novels which portray the lives of early North American settlers from many walks of life and geographical settings. She also writes engaging children's stories and inspiring gift books that warm the heart. Oke published her first book, Love Comes Softly, in 1979. This book experienced immediate success and became a series. She has won a number of awards including the Gold Medallion Award, The Christy Award of Excellence, the 1992 Presidents Award for her significant contribution to the category of Christian fiction from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, and in 1999, the Life Impact Award from the Christian Booksellers Association International. Her books have been translated into fourteen languages. Oke has published some 75 books including, The Canadian West, Seasons of the Heart and Women of the West. Her most recent releases include a beautiful childrens picture book, I Wonder...Did Jesus Have a Pet Lamb and The Songs of Acadia series, co-written with T. Davis Bunn. - Publisher.