Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit - Judges Summary & Analysis

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Jean says that her mother begins to insist that she move from her home. She recalls when she'd told her mother she had no intention of becoming a missionary—the field she'd trained for most of her life and that her mother had pledged her for from the time of her adoption. Her mother says that if Jean remains at home to preach, she'll fall in love with a man and end her career in the ministry. Jean says that when her mother realizes that Jean will never marry, she should have been happy but is now angry that Jean is not living as her mother wants.

Katy and Jean arrange a week together at a cabin for the bereaved sponsored by their church. Then the woman who runs the place questions Jean, who is determined that Katy not be subjected to the "darker side" of...

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