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"Two are better than one…for if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up!" Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 ESV

Fresh from seminary, Moses Mackenzie leaves his beloved Scotland and travels to the rural upstate of South Carolina. He searches not only for work that will give meaning to his life, but for an answer
ebook, 329 pages
Published March 10th 2011 by Graceful Word (first published January 10th 2011)
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Jim Hamlett
Feb 15, 2012 Jim Hamlett rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
I'm the author, so I'm a little prejudiced. If you enjoy wholesome stories that go beyond mere entertainment, then I challenge you to take a peek. As a comparison to another author, I'd say if you liked Jan Karon's Mitford series, you'll like this book. 'Nuff said.
Jim Hamlett’s ‘Moe’ is an incredible story of love, tragedy, and forgiveness—and delivers on all those promises.

Moses Mackenzie, Moe, armed with an education and a desire to help God’s people, travels to the United States to candidate for a position in a South Carolina church. But what he finds is a hurting pastor and a troubled flock. And what they find in Moe is a shock. He’s a dwarf wearing his native dress—a kilt.

But there’s more to Moe than meets the eye. Keeping his heart and motives pure,
A friend gave me this book, and I agreed to read it.

Then I found out that it was classified as "Christian literature." I've read books from this genre that were basically hundreds of pages of judgement or opinion on moral and even political issues, thinly disguised as a "story."

So I dreaded opening the book, but once I got started reading it I found myself enjoying it much more than I had expected. Not only did I forget that I was reading Christian literature, I forgot that I was reading. The ve
Clarice James
I loved MOE from start to finish: clean, well-lighted sentences; wonderful visuals; smooth flow, no bumps in the read; great multi-dimensional characters; and serious spiritual lessons. MOE is a stand-alone book, but Hamlett gives the reader just enough to whet his appetite without taunting him, which bodes well for a series.

Often, when I come across phrases and sentences that speak to me, I write them down. I have pages and pages after reading MOE. I highly recommended this book. To author Jim
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Born in the heart of North Carolina, reared in Virginia’s Tidewater, and now settled in the upstate of South Carolina, Jim Hamlett is every bit the born and bred southerner. He lives with his wife of thirty-five years in a home he built himself, tucked in a quiet corner at the foot of a mountain.

For three decades, Jim has been a professional pilot, flying throughout the continental U.S., Canada,
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