Woven throughout the threads of a family heirloom is the story of Petra's family.
In 1874, Petra's family struggled to scrape out a living sharecropping in Guadalupe County, Texas. When a much older neighbor proposed marriage, Petra accepted knowing that would ease the financial burden on her parents, if only a little. As her family grew, so did Petra's affection for her husband.
This book explores how my relationship with fear shifted from isolation, loneliness and anger to possibility, strength and joy. I discovered that change is not nearly as painful as living with an unforgivable self. The beautiful aspect of this evolution was my discovery that unconditional love of self and others exposed inherent courage.