Storm: A Novel (Faithgirlz / Soul Surfer)
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It took real faith and courage to get Bethany back on a surfboard after losing her arm to a shark. The Soul Surfer fiction series is based on the life of surfer star Bethany Hamilton, as she and her friends discover God's love and guidance as they tackle the waves life hands them. In book three, Storm, a car wash and a surf-a-thon with inflatable toys seem like great fundraisers for a mission trip for Bethany’s youth group. But an unexpected and life-threatening challenge for Bethany and her friend Holly brings a mysterious twist to their plans for Mexico.
in her life to see the sun. Bethany brushed her hair out of her eyes and scanned the horizon hopefully for someone—anyone—that could help her. There was no one. Nothing but dark crashing waves of water as far as her eyes could see. I’m alone. The wind and rain abruptly disappeared, as if they were sucked away by a huge vacuum. Everything went still. She looked around, not really sure what was happening, when she felt a warm, syrupy feeling wash over her. The kind of feeling she got when she
Bethany added and then turned and gazed towards the ocean. She didn’t know exactly how they were going to get that money. She was pretty good at imagining stuff, and even she couldn’t imagine a way! But then, after everything that had happened, she also knew with all of her heart that if she did her part, God would work it out for the best. When I am weak, you are shown strong through me, she thought. “How old do you think they were, Susan?” said Andrea’s dad. “I don’t know … close to
came up empty. “Okay, we got their first names and … somewhat of a description,” her dad said, chewing thoughtfully on his lip. “Now we have to find them … somewhere on this island.” Like finding a needle in a haystack, Andrea thought worriedly and then suddenly caught herself in mid-thought, remembering how God had proved her wrong the last time she had that thought. She smiled. God seemed to be real good at finding needles in haystacks. “You say that one of the girls was a surfer?” the
face. “You two need to quit worrying about what other people have and trust God,” Sarah said as she packed her things away. “We’re talking about God. You know, Creator of the universe! Don’t you think he can get the money to us for this little mission trip?” “Well, why hasn’t he then?” Bethany asked, then bit her lip worriedly. “I mean, I don’t mean to sound disrespectful or anything …” “I don’t get it, either,” Holly admitted. “We’re trying to do something good—something I really think God
she was looking for another way across for them — and then felt a massive chill run over her as her mom stopped and studied a narrow little trail that seemed to hang over the side of the cliff. Oh, no way! Andrea thought just as her mom said, “Let’s try that trail.” The narrow little goat trail did seem the way out at first, but after the second hair-pin turn, they were forced to drop down on all fours, and shortly after that, the trail hit a dead end. They both glanced behind them; the way