I truly enjoyed the travel with Ruth, Bethann and Anne cross country! Each stop along the way brought me a longing for a return to places long ago visited. The new people that they met were interesting individuals with their own storylines and histories. With each chapter of the book I was cheering for Max and Royce and a subdued hope that Maybe Bethann would return to her husband. I couldn't stop listening, I enjoy books that keep my intrest piqued!
As I listened to this book I have only been back from Hawaii a few weeks, also with my oldest friend! What a wonderful way to spend your 40th birthdays! I loved the way Robin wove the Joy of the Lord thru their wonderful experiences! We get grace for the day and an abundant supply of Joy and fun to go along with it.
I hated to come to the end of the book.
The book was enjoyable, until toward the end, it went along, easy to keep up, interesting until about 5 minutes before the end, it was like she just decided there was too much left to say, she had too little time to say it and tada it was over. Of course I didn't know at the time it was a series, I am downloading the next book Pagan stone, and hopefully I will feel a little better about the beginning . . . and the ending.
This s the First of this authors books I have read, and really did enjoy it.
I wasn't sure what to expect when I started this Audio Book. It didn't take long that I couldn't stop listening! My heart broke as I listened. Sarah's seemingly happy early childhood, the devastation about not being loved and wanted by someone she so much wanted to be loved by. The surrender she felt to a life that could get no better. The every day struggle of surviving the only way she thought she could.
I felt every emotion, stop breath anticipation, and finally joy for the way the Lord Moved in her life to bring her lasting contentment and Love. Though we may not see the purpose of what we are going thru, God has a plan for all that happens to us. Most of the time we have to go thru the deepest valley, to be able to climb to the highest mountain top.
I only found out about Francine Rivers thru a month or two ago thru a bookstore clerk who couldn't say enough good about her writing, which encouraged me to download this book. I am so thankful I did!
The short interview with Francine at the end was very uplifting. I just downloaded the next book "A Voice In The Wind" and can't wait to get started with it.
If you want a heart wrenching, uplifting book this is it!
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