Love in Action

Perspectives of the Prison System in America from both sides of the walls
  • Published: May 2010
  • Format: Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W)
  • Pages: 252
  • Size: 5x8
  • ISBN: 9781426926686
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When Truus Geraets meets Dawud at the Jackson Prison in Michigan in 1979, he has already served ten years of his sentence. But the two feel an immediate connection; they rejoice in the fact that fate has brought two people of such different backgrounds and circumstances together—Dawud in a prison in America, having grown up in a dysfunctional family, and Truus Geraets, born and raised in the Netherlands in a family guided by spiritual principles.

In Love in Action, the author speaks frankly about the reality of waiting for thirty years for a true soul mate who spends most of those years in prison. She tells of her personal engagement in his transformational process from a career criminal into a person who has a burning desire to give back to society.

Dawud’s letters to Truus present the true essence of what it means to be an “inmate” and a “number.” In addition, Geraets exposes the disaster of a prison system in America which incarcerates more people than any other country in the world. Love in Action demonstrates that true transformation is possible and communicates hope instead of fear.

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