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A Measure of Faith

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Lynette and her husband, Robert, had come a long way since they first met twenty-one years ago. Together they had constructed a beautiful house - and made two beautiful children - in Robert's home state of Georgia.
Lynette's happiness was a wonderful gift after a lonely, motherless childhood. But now, just two weeks from her fortieth birthday, Lynette has received distress
Paperback, 297 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Kimani Press
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Desiree Watson
Lynette and Robert have been together for over twenty years. Their marriage is a good one until Lynette discovers she has fibroid tumors and needs a hysterectomy. Things start to go downhill. Lynette comes in contact with an old friend, who Lynette allows to disrupt her marriage. Simone persuades Lynette to start hanging out and once it starts, Lynette and Robert begin having problems. Lynette has also never known her mother, who left her when she was a little girl. Lynette has an interior decor ...more
E Pope
My first reaction within the first few pages was to snatch Lynette bald-headed. I had to put the book down because initially I found the character to be shallow, vain, ungrateful, and most irritating of all, whiny.

I gave it about a week and then resolutely I picked the book up again and read it to the end. The book made me think. How many of us base our identity on superficiality? The most important part of our lives is our relationship with the Almighty. If we are secure in our beliefs, then w
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I honestly wanted to smack some sense into Lynette. I mean, in a loving way, the way good friends would. She has a wonderful husband who tries to shake her from her mopey attitude, a good friend named Rose who encourages her through her minor medical issues, people at her church pray for her, and she still prefers to see the glass half empty. Top it off, a long lost friend comes along who is jaded from a recent divorce decides to meddle in their marriage.

Overall, a very good
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