This is the first book in a trilogy about the Dekker family, who originate in the Netherlands. It tells the story of Pete, beginning in the Netherlands during World War II through the years of reconstruction, and immigration to a new country, Canada. It follows him as he and his family build a new life through many hardships and difficulties, and how as a young man he strikes out on his own. Read how his upbringing deeply affects his life and the choices he makes. Rejoice with him, as he embraces the faith of his mother, and realizes that he does not walk alone through life, but with his faithful heavenly Father walking beside him, and carrying him through the rough patches.