The author captures the emotional landscape of the characters skillfully. With the author's emotional and physical descriptions, readers can easily connect to the characters in the reading. This is an emotionally powerful testament, an exceptional read. The author also doesn't shy away from speaking truthfully of experience seeing abuse as a child, and recalls traumatic experience in graphic detail. The author has a strong understanding of biblical concepts in relation to the main topic. The use of related scriptures, coupled with an in-depth evaluation of their meanings, tied into insightful author commentary, creates a well-balanced read."