Author - Wanda E. Brunstetter Ruth is the second oldest sister in the Hostettler family and has one burning desire - to marry and fill her Amish household with children. Life seems to be falling into place when Martin Gingerich starts to court her and when she becomes a friend to a motherless child. But her dreams suddenly shattered in one horrific moment, putting Ruth's faith to the test. Finding herself spiritually adrift, Ruth's only real prayer becomes a desperate "Why, God?" Will Ruth find the faith and strength to rise above the ashes?