What to Read Wednesday: A Cornucopia

This week’s What to Read Wednesday is a bit of a cornucopia. Alongside Pilgrims, Native Americans, Turkeys, and the Mayflower, I’m including a formal review of Jess Ronne’s poignant memoir, Sonlight Burning at Midnight.

Friends, I devoured this book in two hefty (tear-stained) helpings. The author is so vulnerably honest and raw that you can’t help but share in her grief– while admiring her strength. As I read about the terminal diagnosis of her unborn son at an ultra-sound I was reminded of our similar experience with our third daughter, Alexa. As I read about her special needs son, I remembered my brother in law’s brother who passed away just this past summer. As I read of her husband’s passing I recalled the end of my grandma’s cancer battle almost exactly a year ago. As Jess generously shares the seasoned, refined faith that buoyed her through each trial, her candid, obedient testimony gives glory to the God who so obviously sustains her. Hers is a book I’ll surely recommend and lend out to friends– in fact, my copy is already next door at my much older sister’s.

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