Friday, December 30, 2011
The Encounter by Stephen Arterburn
With the help of a reporter, Erica, Jon begins his search for his mom. Unfortunately, the children's home has burned down, along with all of the records. He does meet a mysterious woman, Mercy, who he feels a kinship with, but she isn't very forthcoming with what she knows about Jon's mom, Ada.
Will Jon's hatred and unforgiving heart be the death of him? Or will he learn to forgive and from there, heal? The Encounter is a fast-paced read with emotional and spiritual impact. How we treat others reflects on our own selves, and the journey Jon takes into his past will help lay the foundation for his future. I read it in one sitting - Jon's anguish and my hope for his healing entranced me and captured my heart. Don't miss this one!