By Shirlee Evans
Gail's marriage is shaken whilst the daughter she gave up for adoption fifteen years in the past reenters her lifestyles.
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Gail added bitterly. Jenny nodded. " The two sat in silence for several minutes, the only sound a falling acorn bouncing off the roof. Finally Gail stood up to stare out at the carpet of fallen leaves. Jenny shifted uncomfortably. "I'm sorry, Gail. I have no right telling you what to do. How you should feel. " "I'm mixed up, Jen. I know you're right. " Getting to her feet, Jenny put her arms around Gail. "I don't know. I'd probably have as hard a time as you in your place. Gail, pray about it.
Yes. " "Are you sure you don't have something else in mind, Gail? Are you maybe wanting to locate her? " "No. Although I would like to know where she is and what's going on in her life. " Sighing, Gail glanced around the room as Ginger's photo caught her eye on the mantel. "How is Ginger? " "No. Not yet. They live in the West Coast. " Looking down at her hands in her lap, Gail rubbed one thumb over the back of the other. "And Steve? " "I saw his mother the other day. He's a doctor now. " "Last time I talked to him was when he visited me at the hospital before Abigail was born.
God knows I love my daughter and want what's best for her. " "I believe that's what our Lord is telling you, Gail. I believe God has shielded you from the intense pain of separating yourself from your daughter. God's led you to a husband who, despite his recent bad moods, loves you. And as with Hannah, God's given you other children. " The man leaned forward, pressing his fingertips together. " She looked at him hopefully. " She shook her head. " At last Gail agreed, wondering as she left how Brad would react knowing she had gone to their pastor.
A Life Apart by Shirlee Evans