A Patchwork Family Author:Charlotte Hubbard A good wife who can find? — She is far more precious than jewels... — Meet Mercy Malloy. Whether she's cooking up the best grub to be had along the Holladay stagecoach line, working her husband's horse farm or helping her neighbors, God's love fills her life. — She opens her hand to the poor, — And reaches out her hands to the needy... — So when two ... more »orphaned children appear on her doorstep, she hesitates only a moment before opening her heart and her home to them. Perhaps this is the Lord's way of sending her and Judd the babies they've prayed for.
Her children rise up and call her blessed;
Her husband also, and he praises her...
Out on the Kansas plains the years bring hardship and heartache - Indian attacks, a runaway daughter, an abandoned baby in a basket - but also precious new life and the unlooked for joy of a surprise love. Through it all, Mercy's faith holds her family together, creating a patchwork of strength and beauty.« less