Joseph R. Lange’s New Book “Wisdom’s Harvest: East of Smallville; Collection of Short Stories” is a Moving Recollection of Life Lived in a Small Wisconsin Hamlet.

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updated: Apr 4, 2018

Recent release “Wisdom’s Harvest: East of Smallville; Collection of Short Stories” from Covenant Books author Joseph R. Lange is a masterful collection of true-life anecdotes drawn from the author’s boyhood home east of “Smallville,” Wisconsin, an engaging follow-up to the author’s “Thoughts from a Treestand”.

Joseph R. Lange, who grew up in Wisconsin as one of ten children and has held several occupations since then, has completed his new book, “Wisdom’s Harvest: East of Smallville; Collection of Short Stories”: a poignant collection of simple but profound episodes recalled from the author’s experience growing up in a single-parent household in rural Wisconsin, many of which have taught him important lessons about life and God.

Lange shares, “One cannot go through life without drawing parallels along the way. No matter how short or long your life is, God gives us all the ability to see, if we pause to look. I have pondered on this while perched above God’s woodlots and have found truth in it. Note youth and its passing. How often have we seen the beauty of a flower and not appreciated the glory in it? I recently observed forty-two years of marriage and brought home a dozen roses. How lovely they were. This singular moment in time. I observed them a week later, and they hung their heads low and were to be tossed into the vault of soon-to-be-forgotten memories. Yet I viewed them for only a moment in time. I had not taken the time to observe each one. The individual beauty found in each one. I simply saw what I saw.”

Published by Covenant Books of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Joseph R. Lange’s new book is a picturesque meditation on life in the form of short, highly readable chapters that often return to the author’s main word of advice: “Be careful out there.”

Frequently contemplating on God and life’s mysteries, Lange’s idyllic but not trouble-free boyhood from an era long gone continues to offer resonant kernels of wisdom that hold true for readers today. Lange focuses the lens of his mind’s eye at times on specific events or swathes of experience that speak to a certain idea, drawing the reader in to reflect on what his life had to teach him—and what it can now teach others.

Readers can purchase “Wisdom’s Harvest: East of Smallville; Collection of Short Stories” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble.

Covenant books is an international Christian owned and operated publishing house based in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Covenant Books specializes in all genres of work which appeal to the Christian market. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Covenant Books at 843-507-8373.

Source: Covenant Books

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