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The Measure of a Heart (#07 in Women Of The West (Oke) Series)

Janette Oke

The Measure of a Heart (#07 in Women Of The West (Oke) Series)

Janette Oke

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Despite her feelings of inadequacy, Anna Trent discovers she is truly "a woman of worth.'' A Woman of the West book.

- Publisher 1. Anna^2. Surprise^3. Learning^4. A Brief Summer^5. Preparations^6. Graduation^7. Changes^8. Beginning to Serve^9. Calling^10. Reaching Out^11. Struggles^12. Building^13. Trouble^14. Sorrow^15. Concerns^16. Lessons^17. Passing Days^18. Another Summer^19. Baptism^20. Disturbing News^21. Another Blow^22. Toughing It Out^23. News^24. Mrs. Angus^25. Release^^215 Pages

- Publisher Anna Trent felt fortunate to finish the eighth grade with first-class honors. Already past her sixteenth birthday, most of the girls her age had been forced long ago to drop out to help at home. She loved school-loved to learn, loved the excitement of new discoveries, loved the quickening of her pulse as she shared some great adventure in the pages of a book. And now that is over.^^The oldest child in a farming family with six younger brothers, Anna is shy, sensitive and a bit self-conscious. But when Austin Barker comes to their church to fill the pastorate for the summer months, the young seminarian is captured by Anna's admirable qualities, especially her intense desire to learn. Through his books and correspondence, Anna's education continues to expand, and the sweet country girl grows into a lovely woman.^^When they meet again, will she be able to believe that Austin's words are sincere? Despite the compassion and grace she so effectively lives, and despite her selfless commitment to God and His Word, what can she do when time does not erase the inadequacy she feels or her struggles with the standard that measures her heart? Will she ever be able to see herself as others do?^^If only the feelings of guilt and inadequacy would go away. . .

- Publisher Shy, sensitive, and a bit self-conscious, Anna Trent is the oldest daughter of a family of seven. When a young pastor asks Anna to marry him, she agrees despite her feelings of not meeting all the criteria for a minister's wife and feeling guilty about leaving her mother with all the work. Anna must discover that in the sight of the Lord, she truly is "a woman of worth".

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About "The Measure of a Heart (#07 in Women Of The West (Oke) Series)"

Despite her feelings of inadequacy, Anna Trent discovers she is truly "a woman of worth.'' A Woman of the West book.
- Publisher

1. Anna^2. Surprise^3. Learning^4. A Brief Summer^5. Preparations^6. Graduation^7. Changes^8. Beginning to Serve^9. Calling^10. Reaching Out^11. Struggles^12. Building^13. Trouble^14. Sorrow^15. Concerns^16. Lessons^17. Passing Days^18. Another Summer^19. Baptism^20. Disturbing News^21. Another Blow^22. Toughing It Out^23. News^24. Mrs. Angus^25. Release^^215 Pages
- Publisher

Anna Trent felt fortunate to finish the eighth grade with first-class honors. Already past her sixteenth birthday, most of the girls her age had been forced long ago to drop out to help at home. She loved school-loved to learn, loved the excitement of new discoveries, loved the quickening of her pulse as she shared some great adventure in the pages of a book. And now that is over.^^The oldest child in a farming family with six younger brothers, Anna is shy, sensitive and a bit self-conscious. But when Austin Barker comes to their church to fill the pastorate for the summer months, the young seminarian is captured by Anna's admirable qualities, especially her intense desire to learn. Through his books and correspondence, Anna's education continues to expand, and the sweet country girl grows into a lovely woman.^^When they meet again, will she be able to believe that Austin's words are sincere? Despite the compassion and grace she so effectively lives, and despite her selfless commitment to God and His Word, what can she do when time does not erase the inadequacy she feels or her struggles with the standard that measures her heart? Will she ever be able to see herself as others do?^^If only the feelings of guilt and inadequacy would go away. . .
- Publisher

Shy, sensitive, and a bit self-conscious, Anna Trent is the oldest daughter of a family of seven. When a young pastor asks Anna to marry him, she agrees despite her feelings of not meeting all the criteria for a minister's wife and feeling guilty about leaving her mother with all the work. Anna must discover that in the sight of the Lord, she truly is "a woman of worth".
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Janette Oke

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.

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