Pilgrims Progress meets Alice in Wonderland in this coming of age novel about a young Ambassador in the service of a distant King. He must travel a strange and mysterious path called the Way in search of a power he cannot comprehend, encountering terrible dangers and difficulties along the way. Beneath its compelling narrative lies an allegorical commentary on the Fruit of the Spirit, both what it is, and how to nurture it in your own life.
The gardener looked out over the stinking vineyard for a moment, his face reflecting pain. “You have forgotten,” he said softly.
“The one thing worth remembering. The magic that pulses at the center of life, the glowing force that gives the world its breath, its motion.”
“What force is this?”
“Love, Ayonne. You’ve forgotten love. Not the syrupy stuff of legend, but the gutsy, gritty, die-for-you-kind. Losing that, you’ve lost everything.”