Janette Oke Quotes.

1. "It was Sunday again, though I had a hard time really convincing myself of that fact. It seemed so strange not to be preparing for church. I missed the worship. I missed the contact with friends. I missed being with my own family. But, most of all, I missed the feeling of refreshing that came from spending time with other believers in praise and prayer."
- Janette Oke, Canadian West Collection

2. "Well, Elizabeth, I said to myself, you certainly have a lot to learn."
- Janette Oke, Canadian West Collection

3. "I really don’t know. We should be wise enough to know we can trust Him with everything, but it seems as if He is forever needing to remind us—one thing at a time. Maybe it’s because we just hang onto some things too tightly, wanting our own way too much."
- Janette Oke, Canadian West Collection

4. "From somewhere LaMeche produced a coffee pot and coffee. I will never be able to find the words to express what it was like to sit before the fire, smelling coffee brew on that horrible night. Somehow it seemed to be a promise that the world would one day be normal again. The trader had also found a couple of battered tin cups. I clutched the cup closely in chilled hands and drank of the dark, hot liquid. I knew that with the help of the coffee I would somehow make it through this nightmare until the morning came again."
- Janette Oke, Canadian West Collection

5. "I will even admit that spinach, which I hate, might taste good. But I am not sorry that I came with you, Wynn."
- Janette Oke, Canadian West Collection

6. "Something I maybe should have said long ago, but I want to say now, with all my heart—with all my love. I’m proud of you, Elizabeth. Proud of your strength, your support, your ability to adjust to hard things. You’ve been my help, my support, my right arm, Elizabeth. I don’t know what I ever would have done without you. You’ve more than proved me wrong—over and over. You belong here—with me. Wynn kissed me again, and I brushed away happy tears and lifted my face again to his."
- Janette Oke, Canadian West Collection

7. "The Bible tells us that God abhors it, too. He wants us to love and care for one another. Does the white man know that? Some of them do. Hasn’t the white man had the Bible for many years? Yes, for many years. Then why doesn’t he read it and do what it says? I shook my head. It was a troubling question. I don’t know, I finally admitted. I really don’t know."
- Janette Oke, Canadian West Collection

8. "I stood too. I didn’t want to return to the village. I disliked even more the thought of returning to the small cabin. I was so thankful that it would soon be spring again and I could enjoy more and more of the outdoors."
- Janette Oke, Canadian West Collection

9. "Look! I cried. A moose—two mooses. Wynn smiled and nodded his head as he followed my pointing finger. He turned to me and said simply, I must correct you, Elizabeth, so you won’t be laughed at.—Moose is both singular and plural."
- Janette Oke, Canadian West Collection

10. "I was going to need help. I knew of only one true source readily available to me. I stopped for a few moments of prayer."
- Janette Oke, Canadian West Collection

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