- Dirty cubicles the size of a small closet.
- Infants and small children living under their mother’s bed while she “works” each night.
- Lies and empty promises of education or good paying jobs in far away cities to impoverished families with too many mouths to feed.
- Bodies bruised and battered because a young woman resists her introduction to life in the
- Sexually transmitted diseases, lost childhood, unwanted pregnancies, fear reflected in haunted facial expressions.
- The light of hope and dignity snuffed out of a young girl’s eyes as she accepts her fate.
These are the images that have haunted my heart since I first learned about the plight of women and young girls who have fallen into the trap of sex traffickers.
Daughter of Scarlet, the story of Rahab the harlot of Jericho, was born out of a need to raise awareness about this issue. I also wanted to contribute financially to organizations which provide prevention, education, legal assistance and ongoing aftercare for trafficking victims.
A portion of the price of each book is being donated to several organizations that are active in this endeavor.
I sincerely invite you to join this fight against human trafficking and purchase your copy today!
Sometimes all you have are a few frayed threads of hope to hang on to. But when God begins to weave those threads together in your life, something amazing happens. You get a stout cord, strong enough to lift you out of your darkest pit of fear, doubt, despair, pain and shame.
Brought to Jericho as a child by slave traffickers, Rahab
understands all too well the despair and brutality of a victim's life in the sex
trade industry. When two Israelite spies take refuge in her chamber one night, she dares to grasp her few remaining threads of hope as she listens to their
tales of a God who delivers slaves and cares for his
Despite the rumored power of the invading Israelite army, despite the spies' pronouncement that all inhabitants of Jericho will die, hope weaves a desperate plan of escape in the young prostitute's heart. Would this God care enough to save a foreign slave from the darkness of her bondage? And if
so, could he weave her threads of hope into a stout new future free from the pain and shame of her heart?