Finding Home in the Last Place I Thought to Look
by Emily Wierenga
This title was previously available on NetGalley and is now archived.
Pub Date 01 Jul 2014 | Archive Date 01 Sep 2014
Emily Wierenga left home at age eighteen with no intention of ever returning.
Broken down by organized religion, a childhood battle with anorexia, and her parents' rigidity, she set out to find God somewhere else--anywhere else. Her travels took her across three continents in buses, cars, and planes, across mountains and over deep blue seas.
What she hadn't realized was that her faith was waiting for her the whole time--in the place she least expected it.
Poignant and passionate, Atlas Girl is a deeply personal story of the yearning we all share to be truly known, entirely forgiven, and utterly loved.
"Her honesty is raw, real. Her faith is hard-won. And when it finally pours out, her love--oh, her love soars off the page and makes a nest in our hearts. Brilliant and beautiful."
--Liz Curtis Higgs, bestselling author of Bad Girls of the Bible
"This isn't just a book, this is a journey. Of grief and wonder, loss and gain. Emily tells a world-spanning story that this world needs!"--Jon Acuff, New York Times bestselling author of Start