Excellent essays about growing up in a small mostly Quaker town.
Life was uncomplicated and people knew each other by name. Folks cared for one another and were willing to do what was right -- no matter the cost. Philip Gulley takes you there in these tender stories. Inspired by his own hometown, each story unforgettable celebrates timeless values and enduring virtues.
This is a great story and beautiful book.
A day in your hometown-it takes you back to a simpler time, when life was uncomplicated and everyone knew what was right. Now readers who cherished the timeless values Philip Gulley evoked in his bestselling Front Porch Tales can go back home again. Hometown Tales takes them there with even more insightful stories and enduring virtues. Unforgettably illustrating the nine fruits of the Spirit-love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control-these 45 grace-filled stories offer powerful spiritual encouragement. They'll help readers realize that they can go home again, even in today's weary, hope-less world, and discover lasting peace and joy.
Short chapters that read like mini-sermons; amusing, poignant, insightful -- they run the gamut of emotions, but they make you reflect on your life. A sweet, quick read to enrich your life.
I ordered this book for my wife. She has enjoyed reading the books by this author and this one is no exception.