Sowing in Tears

A Mother's Sorrow in Infertility and Joy in Adoption

Non-Fiction - Autobiography
152 Pages
Reviewed on 04/07/2020
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Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite

Sowing In Tears: A Mother’s Sorrow in Infertility and Joy in Adoption is a work of autobiographical non-fiction which focuses on personal issues surrounding motherhood and was penned by author Leeann Hale. This tender and highly helpful, comforting work takes readers through the author’s real-life experience with infertility and how it gave her questions about her faith in God. Using Christian ideals of hope and fortitude, Hale recounts the journey from acceptance of her infertility to the world of adoption, and the joy and fulfilment which she found upon that path. What results is a heartfelt and personal account of triumph over pain.

There are many women who struggle to accept infertility, and it will be of great comfort to them to read about author Leeann Hale’s mental and emotional state as she went through the toughest of times whilst trying to have a family. Those who walk with Christ are likely to get even more satisfaction out of the read, as the narrator explains the strengthening of her relationship with God through the adoption process and the idea of having faith in the plans laid out for you. The narrative style is personal and tender without any clinical elements, so it feels like you are being told the story by a dear friend throughout the reading experience. Overall, Sowing In Tears: A Mother’s Sorrow in Infertility and Joy in Adoption is a must-read for anyone experiencing similar circumstances, and a great recommendation to any reader seeking a true to life, emotive work of autobiography.