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Born to Serve

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Born to Serve by Charles Monroe Sheldon is a thought-provoking novel that challenges readers to consider the true meaning of service and selflessness. The story follows the journey of a young woman named Rachel who has dedicated her life to helping others, even at the expense of her own happiness.

Through Rachel's experiences, the author explores themes of sacrifice, social responsibility, and the impact of one person's actions on the lives of others. Sheldon's writing is poignant and engaging, drawing readers into Rachel's world and encouraging them to reflect on their own beliefs and choices.

While some may find the moral lessons in Born to Serve to be heavy-handed, I believe that Sheldon's message is an important one that is relevant to society today. The novel reminds us of the power of compassion and kindness, and the importance of putting others before ourselves.

Overall, Born to Serve is a compelling read that will leave readers inspired to make a difference in the world around them. I highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a thought-provoking story that will tug at their heartstrings and challenge their perspective on service and humanity.

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Despite a college education and a good family name, Barbara cannot get the teaching job she needs to help her mother and herself through some hard years. When she sees a need for a hired girl in her community, Barbara makes the unthinkable choice of lowering herself to the work of a servant. But is service really to be despised? And must all the challenges and snubs which come with the position rob her young life of its purpose, joy, and hopes and dreams? - Summary by HannahMary


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