The Deepening Stream Author:Francena H. Arnold Neil Abbott felt a rush almost of panic when he discovered he was "stranded" in a small mountain village. What had begun as merely a weekend skiing trip ended in a months' long exile! — Neil had already proved himself a capable and even brilliant reporter on a large city daily paper -- but now he was "demoted" to publishing a small semi-weekly vi... more »llage paper. His well-laid plans for his life had been frustrated and his faith in himself shaken.
He turned for assurance to his Lord, seeking to learn whether the stream of his life has been turned into this unwanted channel in accord with God's plan and wisdom. He searched for the reality and presence of Christ, wishing he could have seen Him as the disciples did.
Then through the lives of those around him, Neil began to understand. There was the woman who bore another's reproach, the girl who found herself able to forgive a terrible wrong, and the old man whose heartfelt prayer for his enemies overcame their cynicism and unbelief -- resulting in some remarkable experiences and rewarding events.
Believable characters, a high pitch of suspense and interest, a delightful romance -- all combine to make this a most readable and enlightening book showing the leading of the Lord in the lives of everyday people.« less