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By Lauraine Snelling
This can be the tale of 2 moms, strangers to each other. the 1st has children--twins, a boy and lady, who're seniors in highschool. She wishes their final Christmas as a kin dwelling within the comparable domestic to be ideal, yet her husband is not on time strolling back from a work trip in another country. after which there is an accident--a deadly one related to a inebriated driver.Meanwhile, the opposite mom has a daughter who wishes a brand new center, and so the lack of one girl turns into the miracle the opposite has desperately prayed for. whereas one mom grieves, and pulls clear of her relatives, the opposite reveals that even miracles should not consistently effortless to obtain. (2008)
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Charlie handed her the reel of tiny white lights and pulled on the end to plug it in. “I already checked them all this afternoon. ” They had a third of the lights on the eight-foot tree when Christi joined them, setting the finished card on the mantel to dry. “I didn’t put it in the envelope yet, so don’t forget this in the morning, or are you coming home before going over there? Shawna said she’ll put your name on the golden cat. ” Christi picked up another reel of light strings. ” “Yeah, right, Miss Queen Bee has spoken,” Charlie mumbled from behind the tree.
That thought flared more resentment. Nearly half the list was Gordon’s Christmas shopping, which he would arrive too late to accomplish. Again. “You better get rolling,” she announced with a tap at each twin’s bedroom door, and continued on down the stairs, Betsy right in front of her. She let the yellow Lab out, an act of mercy, before pouring her coffee. Then she put down dog food and took her mug, Bible and journal to the drop-leaf table in the bay window. Instead of sitting on the built-in padded bench seat, she took her favorite captain’s chair, only to jump up at the yip at the door to let Betsy back in.
Jenna had heard this excuse before. And her mother didn’t have the gumption to put her foot down. A few minutes later, Jenna’s plate was scraped clean; Heather picked at hers. She’d fallen away from keeping up her side of the conversation. Jenna’s instincts picked up. Was her face paler? ” Her daughter smiled weakly and then let her gaze fall back to her plate. Uncle Randy was Arlen’s younger brother, still single at thirty-seven. Jenna sometimes wondered about his not having a girlfriend, but he always made up for the other missing relatives.
One Perfect Day by Lauraine Snelling