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A Mother's Love
by Charlotte Hubbard
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For widow Rose Raber, it’s been a year of tragic loss and difficult decisions. She ...
Faith, tenderness, security—there's nothing a mother won't give. Now beloved author Charlotte Hubbard brings you an unforgettable tale of hope, courage, discovery...and the most precious gift of all.
For widow Rose Raber, it’s been a year of tragic loss and difficult decisions. She thought providing for her young daughter was the greatest challenge she faced. Until her dying mother revealed that Rose was adopted—and her birth mother is someone with much to lose if the secret comes out. As Rose struggles to reconcile the truth with her faith—and her troubling curiosity—outgoing newcomer Matthias Wagler is another surprise she didn't expect. His optimism and easy understanding inspires her. And his prospective partnership with wealthy deacon Saul Hartzler promises a possible new life for them—together. But with this second chance comes yet another revelation for all involved.
When Saul’s wife unexpectedly turns up at Rose’s new job, their bond as mother and daughter is instant and unmistakable. And it isn't long before an unforgiving Saul discovers the truth, threatening Matthias’s livelihood and Rose’s future. Now with more than just their happiness at stake, Rose and Matthias must find the strength and courage to stand strong—and trust God's enduring miracles of motherhood, forgiveness, and love.
Praise for Charlotte Hubbard and the Seasons of the Heart series
“Hubbard writes Amish stories with style and grace.” —RT Book Reviews
“These very special books will sit proudly on my keeper shelf!” —Romance Reviews Today
“Another great book centered around the Sweet Seasons Café.” —RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars
“Those who enjoy a glimpse of the culture will find the story appealing.” --Publishers Weekly
“A compelling story about a family in upheaval and a woman looking for strength.
There is a sweet romance, a bit of mystery and plenty of tension. There's also a bonus
section of delicious looking recipes!” --The News and Sentinel
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Rose Raber looked away so Mamma wouldn’t see the tears filling her eyes. As she sat beside her mother’s bed, Rose prayed as she had every night for the past week. Please, Lord, don’t take her away from me. . . . I believe You can heal my mother’s cancer—work a miracle for us—if You will. ... view entire excerpt...
Discussion Questions• Do you agree with Rose’s adopted mother and her biological mother’s decision to keep Rose’s adoption a secret?
• How did A MOTHER’S LOVE make you reflect on your own relationship with your mother or child?
• How do you feel about Anne’s husband’s reaction to the news?
• How do you feel love informs faith and family?
• Was there an element about the Amish culture you found fascinating or admirable? Was there an element of the culture you found frustrating?
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