In Pursuit of Love: One Woman’s Journey from Trafficked to Triumphant by Rebecca Bender
Rebecca bender’s new book, in pursuit of love is a memoir of a young woman yearning for love who falls into the dark world of human trafficking in the United States. Her pursuit of love quickly morphs into a downward spiral of tumultuous cycles. Rather than finding love, she is exposed to a world full of manipulation and lies.
This vivid memoir encapsulates her struggles, fears, hopes and dreams with raw authenticity. Her gift for meticulous storytelling reveals insights into a world that is frightening closer than most of us realize. Her pursuit of freedom remains a common theme and her tenacity to survive despite the loss of her identity in more ways than one reveals her resilience throughout the story.
Her depiction of the effects of trauma upon the psychological, emotional and spiritual levels is clearly painted. It is evident that survivors of human trafficking require deep, intentional healing that is possible with the proper support and grace filled counseling.
Her words reveal her inner turmoil to truly be accepted and loved, an inherent need each individual feel and fills in a different way. However, she discovers the truth that this need can only be quenched with surrender to her loving Creator by allowing Him to bring her to a place of healing and ultimately, freedom.
This book is gripping from the first chapter all the way to the end. The story of being trafficked to becoming triumphant is apparent throughout the memoir, as it is a joy to watch Rebecca flourish into a woman of brazen boldness.
This memoir makes the word of God come alive in a fresh and dynamic way, making it evident once again, that grace has can reach individuals who have experienced the most horrific trials. This book is an arsenal of practical insights so that anyone can become an advocate for trafficked victims. This book is an arsenal of practical insights so that anyone can become an advocate for trafficked victims. Click To Tweet
Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book by author for an honest review.