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Some wildflower in my heart
Turner, Jamie Langston.
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Minneapolis : Bethany House Publishers, [1998]

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368 pages ; 22 cm
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Margaret Tuttle is content to live the well-ordered, uncluttered life she has created for herself until Birdie Freeman--through acts of love--causes Margaret to unlock memories of things better left forgotten.

Author Notes

Jamie Langston Turner, author of the acclaimed novels Some Wildflower in My Heart and A Garden to Keep(a Christy Award winner), has been a teacher for more than twenty-five years at both the elementary and college level. She has written textbook materials as well as stories, articles, plays, and poems for a variety of periodicals including Faith for the Family, Kids, Moody, Plays, The Christian Reader, and Living With Children.

Born in Mississippi, Jamie has lived in the South all her life, currently residing with her husband and son in South Carolina, where she teaches Creative Writing and Poetry Writing at Bob Jones University. Jamie is an active member of Heritage Bible Church. Her hobbies include reading, tennis, and needlework.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Something From Oak and Pine
1. Secret Chambersp. 11
2. Weak and Beggarly Elementsp. 21
3. A Continual Droppingp. 30
4. A Shadow of Things to Comep. 40
5. Tutors and Governorsp. 50
6. The Voice of Dovesp. 60
7. A Tinkling Cymbalp. 71
8. A Live Coalp. 84
9. Night Seasonsp. 94
10. The Fragments That Remainp. 106
Part 2 To Be Forever Mine
11. The Handwriting of Ordinancesp. 119
12. A Solemn Soundp. 130
13. No Pleasant Breadp. 139
14. Every Evil Workp. 150
15. A Far Countryp. 161
16. An Expected Endp. 175
17. Deepness of Earthp. 187
18. A Time Appointedp. 199
19. Everlasting Covenantp. 212
20. A More Excellent Wayp. 223
Part 3 When From These Woods I Part
21. A Little Oil in a Crusep. 237
22. A Table in the Wildernessp. 250
23. A Watered Gardenp. 260
24. Sweet Incense for the Holy Placep. 271
25. An Enduring Substancep. 282
26. Sure Merciesp. 293
27. Every Fenced Cityp. 303
28. Repairer of the Breachp. 317
29. A Cloud of Witnessesp. 331
30. Joy in the Presence of Angelsp. 345
Epiloguep. 361