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Bright Valley of Love

4.65  ·  Rating details ·  26 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 154 pages
Published June 1st 1979 by Augsburg Fortress Pub (first published January 1st 1976)
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Barb Terpstra
Sep 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A friend lent me this book. It tears at your heartstrings and compels you to take a serious look at your own Christian faith. Do I really love all people no matter their ability or physical limitations. Do I put God first and live with joy? This is what struck me the most, the pastors and deacons and deaconesses at Bethel lived with steadfast love and joy and Christ.

A couple of takeaways:

"When human thinking has come to a dead end and can see no way out of its problems, then faith is able to t
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Jakki
Oct 15, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: true-stories
LOVED this book about a disabled child who finds love and acceptance during Hitler's reign. Living in a school for the "crips and fit throwers" as labeled back then, the Pastor of the school was instrumental in saving the childrens lives from Hitlers own physician who was instructed to exterminate the less-than-perfect children. As a side note, the main character was disabled because or rickets, not cerebral palsy. He was never allowed to leave his room.
Rebecca
Jul 12, 2009 rated it it was amazing
inspiring, true story of poor, disabled boy's survival in an orphanage during WWII.
Judy
Oct 27, 2011 rated it it was amazing
An all time favorite of young disabled children in Germany, cared for by compassionate, determined Christians during World War 2.
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