A Gift of Grace (Kauffman Amish Bakery, #1)



A Gift of Grace (Kauffman Amish Bakery, #1) Take A Trip To Bird In Hand, Pennsylvania, Where You Ll Meet The Women Of The Kauffman Amish Bakery In Lancaster County As Each Woman S Story Unfolds, You Will Share In Her Heartaches, Trials, Joys, Dreams And Secrets You Ll Discover How The Simplicity Of The Amish Lifestyle Can Clash With The English Way Of Life And The Decisions And Consequences That Follow Most Importantly, You Will Be Encouraged By The Hope And Faith Of These Women, And The Importance They Place On Their Families Rebecca Kauffman S Tranquil Old Order Amish Life Is Transformed When She Suddenly Has Custody Of Her Two Teenage Nieces After Her English Sister And Brother In Law Are Killed In An Automobile Accident Instant Motherhood, After Years Of Unsuccessful Attempts To Conceive A Child Of Her Own, Is Both A Joy And A Heartache Rebecca Struggles To Give The Teenage Girls The Guidance They Need As Well As Fulfill Her Duties To Daniel As An Amish Wife Rebellious Jessica Is Resistant To Amish Ways And Constantly In Trouble With The Community Younger Sister Lindsay Is Caught In The Middle, And The Strain Between Rebecca And Daniel Mounts As Jessica S Rebellion Escalates Instead Of The Beautiful Family Life She Dreamed Of Creating For Her Nieces, Rebecca Feels As If Her World Is Being Torn Apart By Two Different Cultures, Leaving Her To Question Her Place In The Amish Community, Her Marriage, And Her Faith In God.

10 thoughts on “A Gift of Grace (Kauffman Amish Bakery, #1)

  1. says:

    May be the most annoying book I ve read I think the author went a little thesaurus crazy No one walked in this book They sideled, sauntered, clomped, padded, shambled, tread, and schlepped No one sat down , they sank I ve never read anything like it I always like stories with recipes as I love to try them ...

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    4.5 starsIn A Gift of Grace, Rebecca Kauffman gets custody of her two English nieces after both their parents die in a car accident Unable to have children of her own, Rebecca finds her nieces coming to live with her to be a gift However, seeing how the oldest of the two girls seems to have a hard time adjusting to Amish ways, Daniel Kaffman, Rebecca s husband, is not so sure the girls are meant to stay in his household.I was expecting A Gift of Grace to be a light an slow paced novel, like mo 4.5 starsIn A Gift of Grace, Rebecca Kauffman gets custody of her two English nieces after both their parents die in a car accident Unable to have children of her own, Rebecca finds her nieces coming to live with her to be a gift H...

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    Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer Romans 12 12That s the refrain that echoes through this story as Rebecca clings to this scripture in the midst of her suddenly turbulent life It was hard losing her sister to the English world years ago but harder still to lose her sister through death And that results in a sudden ready made family since her sister has appointed Rebecca guardian of Jessica and Lindsay Talk about culture shock Living an Amish lifestyle is a difficu Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer Romans 12 12That s the refrain that echoes through this story as Rebecca clings to this scripture in the midst of her suddenly turbulent life It was hard losing her sister to the English world years ago but harder still to lose her sister through death And that results in a sudden ready made family since her sister...

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    This review was updated to the Official Rating System on April 23rd, 2016 This book was first reviewed on June 5th, 2013 About this bookWhen Amish Rebecca Kauffman gains custody of her English nieces, blended family takes on a whole new meaning Rebecca Kauffman s tranquil Old Order Amish life is transformed when she suddenly becomes guardian to her two teenage nieces after her English sister and brother in law are killed in an automobile accident Instant motherhood, after years of un This review was updated to the Official Rating System on April 23rd, 2016 This book was first reviewed on June 5th, 2013 About this bookWhen Amish...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here FULL DISCLOSURE Amish romance is generally not my thing I m reading this for work What I like about Amish romance usually is learning about the culture I also truly did enjoy the plot of this novel Becoming the guardian of two teenage nieces whom you ve never met must be difficult under the best of circumstances I can t even imagine how difficult it is when there is a major cultural difference too I think the author did a lovely job of describing the various points of view As a feminist FULL DISCLOSURE Amish romance is generally not my thing I m reading this for work What I like about Amish romance usually is learning about the culture I also truly did enjoy the plot of this novel Becoming the guardian of two teenage nieces whom you ve never met must be difficult under the best of circumstances I can t even imagine how difficult it is when there is a major cultural difference too I think the author did a lovely ...

  6. says:

    Can Rebecca be an Amish mother to two English girls I cannot imagine what it takes to write such a book as this Amy Clipston has an amazing capacity for creating the perfect scenario It is perfect A woman who left the Amish faith leaves instructions for her children to return to the family home if anything should happen to her. and does Amy take the easy way out Nope.A Gift of Grace is a wonderful story about two sisters, forced to live with their Aunt and Uncle in an Amish community, after Can Rebecca be an Amish mother to two English girls I cannot imagine what it takes to write such a book as this Amy Clipston has an amazing capacity for creating the perfect scenario It is perfect A woman who left the Amish faith leaves instructions for her children to return to the family home if anything should happen to her. and does Amy take the easy way out Nope.A Gift of Grace is a wonderful story about two sisters, forced to live with their Aunt and Uncle in an Amish community, after they lose their parents One sister flourishes the other perishes Or at least she feels like she s been banished to another century, where there s no electricity, no phones, and no friends only stupid rules I was caught up in the...

  7. says:

    This book is about two teenaged girls whose parents die in a tragic accident and are sent to live with their aunt and her husband in the Amish community in Pennsylvania One girl adjusts much easier and better than her sister Reading this book really opened my eyes to the way of the Amish and taught me about a whole other culture It also taught me , as a Christian, that what I hear and believe sometimes, may not necessarily be what God is wanting me to hear and believe An excellent book for a This book is about two teenaged girls whose parents die in a tragic accident and are sent to live with their aunt and her husband in the Amish community in Pennsylvania One girl adjusts much easier and better than her sister Reading this book really opened my eyes to ...

  8. says:

    3.5 stars I didn t like this one as much as the Amish Heirloom series, I think because Rebecca and Daniel were already married and I missed seeing their courtship This one hadconflict between the English and Amish ways of life I felt bad for Jessica and Lindsay and I wish the book had went intodetail about how they dealt with the grieving process I think it s a good sign that I didn t like this as well as the Amish Heirloom series because the author wrote this series first and I 3.5 stars I didn t like this one as much as the Amish Heirloom series, I think because Rebecca and Daniel were already married and I missed seeing their courtship This one hadconflict between the English and Amish ways of life I felt bad for Jessica and Lindsay and I wish the book had went intodetail about how they dealt with the grieving process I think it s a good sign that I didn t like...

  9. says:

    I liked the story I thought it was interesting It had happy ending for the main characters There were a couple of accidents at the end of this book One of the accidents ended tragically That storyline will probably carry over into the ne...

  10. says:

    A Gift of Grace by Amy ClipstonThis book is the first book in Amy Clipston s series, Kauffman Amish Bakery Series.I have been hearing about this series for quite a while and have heard only the most positive things so I thought it was about time I take a dive into the series myself.I have to admit, I was not disappointed In A Gift of Grace, Rebecca Kauffman has been trying to be a mother for years, with no success Perhaps God just does ...

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