As a tender mom Kate Braestrup came across the fierce protectiveness that accompanies parenthood. within the intervening years--through mourning her husband and the enjoyment of remarriage and a combined family-Kate has absorbed the rewards and problems of that spirit.
But while her eldest son joins the Marines, Kate is at a crossroads: Can she reconcile her wish to guard her youngsters together with her family's legacy of provider? Can mom and dad stability the enjoyment of a kid's independence with the phobia of letting pass?
As Kate examines the twinned feelings of religion and fear-inspired via the households she meets as a chaplain and by way of her son's trip in the direction of objective and familyhood-she learns that the threats we won't expect will rip us aside and knit us together.
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