Five for Sorrow Ten for Joy Author:Rumer Godden "The Sisterhood of Bethanie brought something else too... not the usual help that came from outside; not just a smile; the comfort of words and encouragement, the sympathy to listen, or a refuge or protection or helpin finding work, though they gave those freely, what they really came to offer, for the few who would or could take it, was a whole... more » new life, a place in their own family...one could say, 'at their own hearth', into their lives and hearts.
At first Lise could nt take that in. You mean someone ... a riminal, a murdress, a whore like me... could become a nun? It seems impossible."« less