Releasing The Chains
This novel has its roots in the orphan train movement of the mid nineteenth century. A movement set up to resettle New York City’s street orphans. Jody Hedlund has researched thoroughly and combined fact with fiction to produce a fabulous tale.
There is the theme of new beginnings. We can all have a fresh start with God. Sometimes we hold on to the baggage of the past, refusing to believe we are worthy of a second chance. “He needed to trust that God was in control and that He would… loosen the chains that had bound him.”