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Color The Sidewalk For Me
     

Color The Sidewalk For Me

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by Brandilyn Collins
 

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Bradleyville Series Book 2
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"As a chalk-fingered child, I had worn my craving for Mama's love on my sleeve. But as I grew, that craving became cloaked in excuses and denial until slowly it sank beneath my skin to lie unheeded but vital, like the sinews of my framework. By the time I was a teenager, I thought the gap between Mama and me could not be

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Bradleyville Series Book 2
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"As a chalk-fingered child, I had worn my craving for Mama's love on my sleeve. But as I grew, that craving became cloaked in excuses and denial until slowly it sank beneath my skin to lie unheeded but vital, like the sinews of my framework. By the time I was a teenager, I thought the gap between Mama and me could not be wider.

And than Danny came along ..."
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A splendidly colored sidewalk. Six-year-old Celia presented the gift to her mother with pride-and received only anger in return. Why couldn't Mama love her? Years later, when once-in-a-lifetime love found Celia, her mother opposed it. The crushing losses that followed drove Celia, guilt-ridden and grieving, from her Bradleyville home.

Now thirty-five, she must return to nurse her father after a stroke. But the deepest need for healing lies in the rift between mother and daughter. God can perform such a miracle. But first Celia and Mama must let go of the past-before it destroys them both.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Inspirational Reviewer
"Excellent ... beautifully written and the characters are well developed."
Contest Sites - Contest Awards
2002 ACFW Book of the Year Award, Contemporary Category
2002 Inspirational Readers' Choice Award. Contemporary Category
2002 Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award, Contemporary Category
Online - Various Readers
"Life changing. Color the Sidewalk for Me gave me a completely new view of a mother's love." --N.Y.

"When I finished Sidewalk I was in tears, moved well beyond words." --JN

"I'm a fifty-three-year-old man and not generally subject to such wrenching emotions. But when I walked through the last pages of your book ... well, when I could see and breathe normally again I finished it. You certainly stirred something deep inside of me." --R.C.

"An extraordinary piece." --CG
Online - Reader Reviews
"This book has meant so much to so many of us. It still comes up in our book club discussions." -- E.B.

"This is a God-inspired book. It brought back emotions from my childhood that I needed to deal with." -- Hope

"I absolutely loved this book! It's an amazing story of love and redemption." -- C.F.

"Made me look at my relationship with my mother in a whole new light." -- C.W.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780692400128
Publisher:
Challow Press
Publication date:
03/03/2015
Pages:
418
Sales rank:
375,366
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.93(d)

Meet the Author

Brandilyn Collins is a best-selling novelist known for her trademark Seatbelt Suspense®--fast-paced, character-driven suspense with myriad twists and an interwoven thread of faith. She also writes insightful contemporary novels, often laced with humor. Brandilyn's awards for her novels include the ACFW Carol Award (three times), Inspirational Readers' Choice, the Inspy, Christian Retailer's Best Award (twice), and Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice.

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Color the Sidewalk for Me 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love love love
Anonymous More than 1 year ago