From The Forest [NOOK Book]

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THE ravine in the forest where this book was written has deep in it an old disused coffee garden. A friend, knowing our need of a safe place to which we could take our children and workers for change, gave it to us, and the children helped to build a house there.
The story of the Brownie belongs to a date before the little band of English women, whose hearts the Lord has touched, had been called out to serve with us. That is why they do not move about her. Something of the story...
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From The Forest

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Overview

THE ravine in the forest where this book was written has deep in it an old disused coffee garden. A friend, knowing our need of a safe place to which we could take our children and workers for change, gave it to us, and the children helped to build a house there.
The story of the Brownie belongs to a date before the little band of English women, whose hearts the Lord has touched, had been called out to serve with us. That is why they do not move about her. Something of the story has been told elsewhere, but it seemed to ask for a book to itself, short though it be.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012194404
  • Publisher: ACarmichael Books
  • Publication date: 2/14/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,385,725
  • File size: 69 KB

Meet the Author

Born December 16, 1867 Millisle, Northern Ireland. Oldest of 3 sisters, 4 brothers. Father: mill owner. 1885 father died. Raised Presbyterian church. Private tutoring. Childhood distinctions: poetic, tomboyish. Never married. 1885 mystical experience Belfast street. 1887 heard China Inland Mission founder Hudson Taylor, met widower Robert Wilson (Keswick sponsor). 1889 founded 'Welcome Hall', moved to Manchester to found another. 1890 persuaded to be 'lady' of Wilson's Broughton Grange. January 13, 1892, heard God say 'Go ye.' 1892 rejected by C. I. M. for frailty. 1893 served Japanese mission as 'Keswick missionary'. 1894 serious health problems. 1895 arrived India. 1896 joined fiery Rev. Thomas Walker of Tinnevelly District. 1897 formed evangelizing 'Woman's Band'. 1898 took in first woman 'refugee'. 1899 took in first girl refugee. 1900 moved to Dohnavur. 1901 rescued first 'Temple child', started mission, at first an orphanage, eventually 'Dohnavur Fellowship'. 1903 Amy's Things as They Are published. 1903-1912 decade of growth, but pariah with officials. 1912 Walker died. 1912 recognition from Queen Mary began 'respectability'. 1916 founded 'Sisters of the common Life', spiritual support group. 1917 bought 'Gray Jungle' retreat. 1918 took in first baby boy. 1919 Kaiser-i-Hinds Medal for service to India. 1925 broke ties with all mission societies after takeover attempt by English family. 1929 hospital added. 1931 crippled by fall. 1932 Gold Cord, Amy's D. F. history, published. 1933 Poignant Rose from Brier. 1935 health worsened, bed-ridden. 1937 Windows, D. F. update. 1943 Though the Mountains Shake, D. F. update. 1948 fall immobilized her. January 18, 1951, died. Buried at Dohnavur.
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