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Standing on the Promises: A Woman's Guide for Surviving the Storms of Life (Mail Order Bride #5) [Paperback]

By Susan Huey Wales (Author) & Holly Halverson (With)
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In a historical novel set against the backdrop of slavery-rich Charleston, South Carolina, nineteen-year-old Benjamin arrives from South Africa, destined for the slave market, until he is set free by a Christian whose son Dan befriends him, and together, Dan and Benjamin make plans to build a cattle ranch in Texas. Original.

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When trying seasons come -- as they often do -- women seek firm ground on which to stand. Author Susan Wales shares wisely from a lifetime of personal experience and communication with other women who have coped with the sometimes-piercing hurts within marriage, motherhood, infertility, divorce, financial loss, career, family, friendships, illness, aging, and the death of a loved one. "We all suffer disappointments in our lives," says Wales. Her true-life "survival stories," selected Scripture promises, and contemporary woman's counsel for difficult times will reach readers where they hurt and guide them gently on from fear to faith to freedom from emotional pain. The essential female reference -- for you or a hurting friend

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Multnomah Books
Pages   328
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.24" Width: 5.2" Height: 0.62"
Weight:   0.46 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 6, 2001
Publisher   Multnomah Books
Series  Mail Order Bride  
Series Number  5  
ISBN  1576736091  
ISBN13  9781576736098  
UPC  724927010996  

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More About Susan Huey Wales & Holly Halverson

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Susan Wales
Susan Wales is a realtor in her hometown of Pacific Palisades, California, where she lives with her husband Ken Wales, a film producer, and her daughter, Megan Chrane. Founder and former president of The Chrane Group, Inc., a management consulting firm in Atlanta, Georgia, Susan is the coauthor (with Ann Platz) of A Match Made in Heaven I & II and From This Day Forward. She is a popular speaker, a producer, and is cochairman of the UCLA Family Development Center that educates and counsels at-risk mothers.
Ann Platz
Ann Platz grew up with a deep appreciation for the art of beautiful living. Her love for southern elegance began in her South Carolina ancestral plantation home where her family's skill and passion for entertaining was legendary. She has brought this expertise to her Atlanta design firm for over 20 years.

Susan Huey Wales currently resides in Pacific Palisades, in the state of California.

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Reviews - What do customers think about Ransom of Love (Mail Order Bride)?

a few good tips..  Aug 15, 2008
A few pearls, but not a lot of substance to this little set. I think the advice on these tapes is more geared towards old fashioned couples. As a woman, I had a hard time relating to much of what the author was saying about women. It seemed like he was talking more about my grandmother and what might tug at her heartstrings. Well, a lot has changed since then.
Great if you do not have the time to read the book  Sep 17, 2002
His thoughts are good and well presented. You will be challenged by what you are asked to do. But the outcome will be well worth the efforts. Let's face it gentlemen we need to as the Bible teaches die to self and become a servant leader to our wives...The tapes do not have all that the book has but they are still good.
A Christian Perspective  Jun 14, 2000
The premise of this book is that if you want a successful marriage, you should love your wife as Christ loved the church. As the author points out on page 233, "If we nourish and cherish [our wives] as the Bible tells us to, they grow and blossom and bloom and get perfume all over us. They radiate back to us exactly what we are giving them. If you see a happy wife, you can assume the husband is doing a good job of cherishing her. If you see a sad wife, you can bet the husband's priorites are out of whack and he is failing to provide the nurture she needs." My daughter is getting married this summer, and I intend to give the bride and groom two books. One will be Gary Chapman's "The Five Love Languages" which should be read by both. The other will be this one, which is intended for the husband. Unlike the first reviewer, I found this book to be a very worthwhile read, and I probably will also give copies to the husbands of a number of couples I know who are struggling in their marriage. Whether you need to develop a new approach to relating to your wife or would just like to reinforce the good habits you already have, I think you will find this book of value.
Disappointment  Mar 9, 2000
Mr. Snyder has written in a style that includes sarcasm and exageration. This is aimed to be humor, but I find makes it difficult to perceive what the true point really is. He includes many personal experiences that do not correlate his main points and seem often foolish.

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