Abraham and Anna enjoy an idyllic marriage until they are thrust into the horrors of war. Although the story takes place during the Revolutionary War, it is relevant for families today. As the story unfolds, an astute reader will see a parallel in many of the political situations that are taking place today. America persevered 230 years ago, and through prayer, it will again. Joy out of Ashes clearly demonstrates the importance of family values, friendships, and faith in our Lord.