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Friday, September 25, 2009

Fields of Grace

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Introduction
With their eldest son about to be drafted into military service, Reinhardt and Lillian Vogt decide to immigrate to America with their three sons and Reinhardt's adopted brother, Eli. But when tragedy strikes during the voyage, their hopeful dreams turn to dust. Can they maintain the faith of their fathers in a new land?

Review
Kim Vogel Sawyer has written a wonderful story. Fields of Grace is a historical novel about a Mennonite family who comes to America from a Russian village called Gnadenfield. Along the way tragedy strikes and the remaining members of the family struggle to stay together and remain strong in their Faith. They learn real-life lessons about God's love, Grace, Faith and being thankful. This heartwarming story demonstrates to it's readers what having a true relationship with God is like. No one who reads this book will be disappointed and everyone who reads this book will be enriched by the lessons it teaches.

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