Each woman in the book is a Christian. Yet each, in her own way, knows a very different "Jesus." Describe what is most important or what drew each woman to the Messiah.
Leah is an amazing woman for her time. What does writing mean to her and why does she seek it so much? What has this importance to Hannah and Abby? Do they seek what they desire with such fervor?
Compare and contrast Gideon and Leah’s view on servanthood?
On page 218, Abby notes for the first time the difference between Ari and Hannah. Each has been through terrible trials, yet Ari’s heart has been hardened while Hannah’s remained untouched by hatred. To whom is Abby linked most closely? How can she be sure that her heart does not turn to stone?
The mosaic Leah designs and that Hannah and Abby discover is a very important symbol of God’s plan for our lives. Since we’re "outside" the story can you describe what kind of mosaic God might build using the characters from this novel? What picture emerges from the pieces you’ve been given?
Through Hannah and Gideon’s conversion and well as the example of Leah’s life, we learn the power and importance of forgiveness. What does each character still need to forgive in others lives? What do they need to be forgiven for? Why is forgiveness such a key trait?