- 2017 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Religious (Adult Fiction)
8AD. Yeshua thrills his audience with God’s words. While his listeners gush, the temple priests scoff. No carpenter, however wise, can ever enter their holy ranks. Humiliated and robbed of his only dream, Yeshua resigns to a life as a laborer. Until one day, a pilgrim invites him to his country Sindh where anyone can become a monk and a portal of hope opens. Torn between duty and following his bliss, Yeshua must decide if chasing his dream is worth bringing everlasting shame upon his family.