In The Wayward Pig and Other Farm Stories, it shows the healing God can give a hurting person through the love of animals after a tragedy has happened. It shows how healing can take place in your life if you are struggling with something. This story can provide hope to those people who are hurting and learn how to cope with feelings of loss or if you are just having a bad day. This book will make you laugh and make you want to learn more about these animals discussed in the stories. This is an uplifting book to help with those people who need some laughter during the hard times.