By Karen Kingsbury
Maggie Stovall is trapped inside of somebody she spent years conscientiously crafting. Now the reality approximately who she is and what she has performed is bursting to the skin and sending Maggie right into a spiral of depression. Will Maggie stroll clear of her ten-year marriage and her accountability as a foster mom in her determined wish to get away the mantle of melancholy that's cloaking her? Or will she let God to take her to a spot of final honesty-before it is too past due? & nbsp;Read more...
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Still the image remained, and though Laura had no idea what to make of the mental picture she was instantly seized with remorse. I’m sorry, Lord. Really. I’ll pray…maybe there’s something I don’t know about Maggie. Laura ran her finger gently over the young woman’s name, then folded the slip of paper and tucked it inside her Bible. The vision of the masked woman came to mind again, and a sadness covered Laura’s heart. Was it Maggie? Was there something she was hiding? What is it, Lord? Tell me?
I need You. The words felt empty, much as they had often felt lately Maggie waited for an answer. Silence. Okay Maggie, concentrate. You can do this on your own. Over the next thirty minutes she forced herself back through the store where she painstakingly collected the three necessities and several canned goods and packaged food that would help get her family through the week. As she pushed her cart out of the store toward her Chevy Tahoe, she congratulated herself on having survived. Whatever it was that wanted so badly to consume her, she would simply have to be tougher, think things through, and gather her determination.
When joy came to stay by Karen Kingsbury