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“We all of us die, Miss Smallwood,' he interrupted. 'But we don't all of us make our lives count for something. How much better to die saving another soul than to stand safe on shore and do nothing while others perish?”
Julie Klassen, The Tutor's Daughter
“Was it so wrong to relish the feeling anyway? To enjoy the way it lingered, leaving her with a wistful awareness, a pleasant unease, as if she had forgotten to do something? Yes, it probably was wrong. But she did not wish it away.”
Julie Klassen, The Tutor's Daughter
“Do you not pray, Miss Smallwood?'

She avoided his gaze. 'No.'

'God is speaking to you every day,' he said softly. 'You might return the favor.'

She raised her chin. 'I don't hear Him.'

'Do you listen?'

She looked at him, clearly offended, then turned away again. 'I used to pray, until I found God was not listening, at least not to my prayers.'

[He] heard the inner voice of caution but barreled ahead. 'He was listening. But He doesn't always answer the way we would like Him to.”
Julie Klassen, The Tutor's Daughter
“She smiled and feigned enthusiasm, although she cared little for the game. Sometimes that's what you did for the people you loved.”
Julie Klassen, The Tutor's Daughter
“... he had learned from repeated error not to ignore these quiet proddings, whether of conscience or of God.”
Julie Klassen, The Tutor's Daughter
“Make your life count, Henry David Weston. For when you reach the end of your days, you will not look back and wish you'd garnered more money, or power, or fame. You will look back and wish that you had been a better parent, spouse, friend, and Christian. And you will wish for just a little more time with those you love.”
Julie Klassen, The Tutor's Daughter
“Thunder and turf!”
Julie Klassen, The Tutor's Daughter
“Emptiness gnawed at Emma. Could she> face death without fear? If she were to show up at heaven's door tomorrow, would God even recognize her, when it had been so long since she'd bothered to call on Him?
Julie Klassen, The Tutor's Daughter

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