Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Through Rushing Water by Catherine Richmond

Sophia wants to be a woman of influence. When the man she has chosen announces his engagement to another, distraught Sophia leaves and becomes a missionary teacher to the Ponca Indians.

While there Sophia meets Will a carpenter. He is there to build homes for the Ponca Indians. The Ponca Indians have extremely little of anything. Sophia wonders if she can truly be of any help to them. Sophia takes to writing letters to attain help for the Ponca Indians. Over the next year she learns so much from them and they from her.

When the Ponca Indians are removed from their land and forced to relocate, the missionary’s must also leave. Will returns home to Omaha, NB and Sophia takes a job at a lady’s school, not realizing it’s also in Omaha. Can Sophia and Will remain in God’s will and be together? How will things work out for the Ponca Indians?

I am pleased to give this book a four star rating.

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1 comment:

  1. Sharon,
    Thank you so much for reading Through Rushing Water!