Perpetua, a Bus, and a Vow

Have you ever read a story and felt it was written just for you?  That's the way I have felt about the testimony of Perpetua, a third century martyr,  from the very first time I read her diary.  Recently I discovered that Amy Rachel Peterson gifted the world with a Historical Fiction novel expanding upon the true story,  Perpetua:  A Bride, a Martyr, a Passion.  It stole my heart.

This month, for Kindred Grace's annual March of Books, I contributed an "unreview" telling a bit about Perpetua's story, Peterson's novel, and how reading this book on a Jerusalem bus emboldened my spirit!

March 2014

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