“When Mercy Rains by Kim Vogel Sawyer”

When Mercy Rains by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Coming back to the Old Order Mennonite community, requires alot of grace for Suzanne Zimmerman. At the age of seventeen, her mother sent her away to hide her daughter’s pregnancy from others. Suzanne chose to not come back home, instead she chose to move to Indiana where she became a nurse. After recieving a letter from her younger brother requesting her to come home to help with the care of their ailing mother. Upon Suzanne’s arrival back home, her family is surprised to find out that she has a grown daughter, Alexia and is not married. Coming back home to Kansas does not just mean facing her family and community, but it also means seeing her first and only love Paul Aldrich.

Now a widower with an eight your old son, Paul is relieved to see Suzanne back home with her family. He has been given another chance to ask for her forgiveness, but when he sees Alexia he is taken back for a bit. The guilt buried down deep from their time together flares up and makes him want to know more about his daughter.

Will Suzanne be able to let go of the past and let healing begin between her and her mother? Will everyone let go of the past and embrace what precious time has given them?

“I received this book from Blogging for Books for this review.”


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