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When Love Abounds: A Novel of Faith, Hope, and Love

4.38  ·  Rating details ·  8 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Lou Ellen's life is filled with luxuries, comfort, and love. She has a nice house, a beautiful garden, and a husband and family who adore her. She should be happy. So why is she left with indefinable feelings that something is left unfinished? In search of answers, Lou Ellen must journey back into her past, reliving memories from her childhood and beyond. What she vividly ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published December 21st 2010 by Tate Publishing & Enterprises
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Jim Hughes
Jul 01, 2011 rated it it was amazing
When Love Abounds by author Linda Robinson is a book that you will want to read over and over again. You will enjoy following the lives of Lou Ellen and Burt and how the Lord brings them together in their teens to a shared life that weathers the storms of life.

As Linda unravels the peaks and valleys of her characters’ lives, you will no doubt identify with their lives and how God led them to maturity of life and faith. Relationships are a vital part of, When Love Abounds, the relationship of
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Aileen Stewart
Jun 06, 2011 rated it really liked it
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"When Love Abounds" is the story of one woman's life told in a series of flash backs. As the main character, Lou Ellen, reflects on how good God has been to her, despite a rocky start in life, she also comes to find that God still has a purpose for her. Author Linda Robinson's soft Southern style oozes from every page, creating vivid mental pictures. One minute you want to cry for Lou Ellen and the next moment you want to laugh your socks off at her antics, but the one thing you won't want to do ...more
Cindy Kelley
Jul 13, 2011 rated it it was amazing
When Love Abounds is a moving story filled with faith and insight and the journey of one woman's self discovery and what it really means to be loved. Pour yourself a cup of tea and curl up with this book....you'll be glad you did.
Lisa
Jul 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
When Love Abounds is a story about survival, healing, and most importantly, God’s goodness, grace, and love. In this story, through a series of flashbacks and memories, “Lou Ellen” shares her testimony of growing up in an environment where rejection, humility, and confusion are part of her everyday life. She is constantly reminded of her lack of value by her critical stepmother in whom she tries to find ways to please day in and day out without any success. Over time, her self worth hits rock bo ...more
Judi Chesshir
Aug 05, 2011 rated it it was amazing
“When Love Abounds,” by Linda Robinson is a sweet story of a woman who thinks back to her beginnings. Her memories of her childhood include fun times as well as some of her struggles. Lou Ellen grows up and falls in love. The sweet romance blossoms as their lives go from being young to elderly. Lou Ellen knows it was God who brought them together, but she feels like something is missing. Her memories lead her down a journey to the discovery of her purpose.

Linda did a wonderful job of writing th
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Amy Gatliff
Oct 19, 2011 rated it really liked it
Author Linda Robinson has done a wonderful job in her book "When Love Abounds" of sharing the life of her main character Lou Ellen. Throughout the book, Lou Ellen remembers back over her life. She recalls some of the pain, hurt, joy, laughter, and friendships that she has known. She realizes that God has been with her throughout her life even when she wasn't trying to be close to Him. Lou Ellen also comes to the realization that God has a purpose for her life and can use her story to help others ...more
Linda Robinson
Jun 01, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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When Love Abounds is all about the human need to be loved, beginning at a very young age. It is important for children to know they are loved, be encouraged, and then praised for their accomplishments as they learn. The protagonist, Lou Ellen, journeyed back in time to explore the experiences that molded her life and shaped her into the person she eventually became. The book explores the love of a spouse, love of family, and most important of all, God's love and His purpose for e
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Kelly
Jul 26, 2011 rated it liked it
Author Linda Robinson leads us deep into the past of Lou Ellen in her novel When Love Abounds. There we take a journey with her through the flash backs of her life, good, bad, happy & sad. Lou Ellen sees how God has kept her and helped her through it all, step by step to face her past and grow in Him into the future. She sees in it all just how truly blessed she is.
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