When children experience the death of a loved one, people assume they will recover-and it often looks as though they are doing fine. But what would they tell you if they had the words? Now you can know. When Ellen, age 11, loses her mom to cancer, her father is unable to help her mourn. She feels alone, neglected and forgotten--by people, but also by God. For her, the mountains have crashed into the sea and the world is giving way under her feet. Many years later, Ellen finds a pathway through her repressed sorrow and grief. This brings her to a crossroad--accept God's healing and restoration, or continue to live in despair and loneliness. Read and enter Ellen's' journey to healing as an adult, but not until after reading the thoughts of young Ellen, Elena, as she counts how the loss of a parent impacts a young child. the compelling story will hold you captive as you gain new insights into childhood loss.