This writing began as a light, retrospective narration walking through remembrances common to many who grew up in prairie farming communities in the last seventy years. The walk continued through life's experiences which were, in turn, challenging or hilarious, poignant or bitter, and probably not highly unusual. It became apparent to the writer that a benevolent Presence had been the constant companion in the journey. In order to overcome inherent obstinacy, the Spirit of God nudged, pulled, coaxed and even pushed as was needed. The writer was able to invariably choose joy in the culmination of her life's experiences because of the deep love she experienced from her Heavenly Father. As a result, this writing evolved from a collection of vignettes into a spiritual biography written with introspective vulnerability for the enjoyment and contemplation of her children, her grandchildren and all those who were part of her journey....
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About the Author
Edith Adrian Matthies was born and grew up in the little farming community of Rosemary, on the Southern Alberta prairie. She and her husband Ben have lived most of their fifty years of marriage in central British Columbia, in the thriving community of Williams Lake. Together they have raised three sons, and have grown a successful family business. She has been committed to the local Mennonite church where she has served in a wide range of leadership as well as teaching roles. Edith is a lover of books, book clubs, and writers groups. Come, Walk With Me: A Life lived with Joy is her first book....