• Title: Surviving the Stillness
  • Author: Jessica White
  • ISBN: 9781500183462
  • Page: 475
  • Format: Paperback
  • Surviving the Stillness At fifteen Abigail Morgan has learned doing what is right always comes at a cost Still she is determined to keep her promise to God to take care of her brother Samuel But when God derails her plan of
    At fifteen, Abigail Morgan has learned doing what is right always comes at a cost Still she is determined to keep her promise to God to take care of her brother Samuel But when God derails her plan of heading west to start over in Portland, she s forced to trust the charity of the sisters of St Catherine s Orphanage for the winter Abigail quickly learns there are no seAt fifteen, Abigail Morgan has learned doing what is right always comes at a cost Still she is determined to keep her promise to God to take care of her brother Samuel But when God derails her plan of heading west to start over in Portland, she s forced to trust the charity of the sisters of St Catherine s Orphanage for the winter Abigail quickly learns there are no secrets among orphans But Abigail has secrets she will go to great lengths to keep anyone from knowing, especially her brother Samuel Matthew Mason s future as a doctor, in Bear Valley, Montana, is all but official Between assisting his pa and the education provided by the sisters at St Catherine s, he has an advantage few young men in the area have, a chance at going to university Matthew is determined to spend the winter studying But when a simple misstep sends his certain future colliding with Abigail s uncertain one, God teaches them to stop running, be still, and trust that He is with them.

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    1. Where is God when we suffer? Where are we when our friends suffer? Surviving the Stillness, part medical mystery, part inspirational (platonic) love story, traces the journeys of Abigail Morgan and Matthew Mason as their lives collide at St. Catherine's Orphanage. Abigail has a secret past that jeopardizes both her health and her future, and Matthew, medical assistant to his grieving father, is charged with the difficult task of being both friend and healer.Jessica White delivers a gentle, satis [...]

    2. I loved Surviving the Stillness. The characters were so lovable. I couldn't wait to find out what happened with Abigail. She had a past that was causing her both physical and emotional problems. She was so spirit filled and her faith was unwavering through her trials.Matthew and his father are both grieving the loss of Matthew's mother. I wanted so much for them to work out their differences.It is a wonderful story of love, faith, and courage. I highly recommend this book to anyone who likes a g [...]

    3. Surviving the Stillness is a deeply thoughtful, moving story of two young people in 1920s Montana coming to terms with their past and growing ready to face their future. Abigail Morgan is on the run with only one goal--to keep her younger brother safe, both from the past demons that dog them, and from even knowing about the danger. But her plans run awry when near-starvation and ill health force them onto the mercy of the sisters at St. Catherine's Orphanage for the winter. Little does she know [...]

    4. I was sent a copy of this novel by the author in exchange for an honest review.4.5 StarsLet me begin by saying that I loved this book, and that it kept me intrigued from the first sentence until the end. The story made me laugh, but most of all it made me cry through the deep connections the author builds between the reader and her characters. Matthew, Abigail and Dr. Mason are particularly strong (though I would have liked to have seen more development of Mother Margaret's character and her con [...]

    5. Excellent bookI would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys Christian fiction. It is difficult to believe this is the author's first novel. the characters are deep and inviting, the plot is meaningful and well paced. I couldn't put it down and I can't wait for the second installment!

    6. 3.5 starsLovely story that is just a tad dense in some spots. I enjoyed the theme of redemption and family, and would actually like to read more about Matthew and Abigail.

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