At Home in Mitford - Chapters 1-4: Barnabas, A Dubious Gift, New Possibilities, Company Stew Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 1-4: Barnabas, A Dubious Gift, New Possibilities, Company Stew Summary

Father Tim lives in the beautiful small town of Mitford, North Carolina. Pastor to a flock of 200, he seems to be burning out and has written to the bishop to request a leave. The bishop responds, asking Tim to take his time with the decision, trying a bit longer to find what he needs. Father Tim wants nothing more than to be of service, to make a difference, and he does not think that he accomplishes this. Father Tim is also lonely. There are times he imagines a wife by his side, to share company and the small matters of everyday. Emma Garrett, his faithful secretary worries about him and has often suggested he get a dog, a cat, or even a bird. Father Tim...

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