Amy Carmichael was a remarkable woman who felt a calling to serve as a missionary. In 1895, she moved to Tamil Nadu, India to serve. Her work began with young girls who were forced into serving as Hindu temple prostitutes. Out of this need, Amy Carmichael founded The Dohnavur Fellowship which has been a sanctuary for more than one thousand children.
Amy Carmichael suffered with chronic pain that eventually made her bedridden. Rose From Brier is a collection of her thoughts and writings from a person in pain to another. She says;
Friends, if you or your loved one suffer with pain, find this book and may it be a balm for your soul. Amy Carmichael took her brier and poured it out as a rose for others. I share her words and book to do the same.
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