Item description for A Golden Sunbeam (Miriam's Journal #5) by Carrie Bender...
Overview Blessings of family, friends, and farm warm Miriam's heart. Martha comes from Germany to live in Miriam's home. She keeps things lively with the children and with her romantic ups and downs. Miriam and Nate's faith is tested when close friends leave on a mission assignment, taking along Dora, who is like a daughter to Miriam. Then Miriam's patience is stretched when she is suspected of child abuse. Yet inner peace anchors Miriam. She and her family press on toward the goal of God's heavenly call.
Year Thirteen: Reconciled Year Fourteen: Testings Year Fifteen: Interrogated Year Sixteen: Changes Years Onward: The Goal 192 pages
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Studio: Herald Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.4" Width: 5.1" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Nov 30, 1996
Publisher Herald Press
Series Miriams Journal
Series Number 6
ISBN 0836190556 ISBN13 9780836190557
Availability 0 units.
More About Carrie Bender
Carrie Bender currently resides in Lancaster, in the state of Pennsylvania. Carrie Bender was born in 1953.
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Reviews - What do customers think about A Golden Sunbeam (Miriam's Journal #5)?
Disappointed in racist tone Sep 17, 2007
I was very happy with the entire series until the last 30 pages of book 5 where an African character is introduced. Ms. Bender doesn't even try to hide the prejudicial attitude in her treatment of this character. When asked by family friend Martha if the church would allow a member of another race, the narrator's husband, Nate responds " Of course not." The possibility of an interracial marriage was horrifying to the narrator and the Amish church in this book. How disappointing! Perhaps Ms. Bender doesn't expect or care that African Americans might be a part of her readership.