Of the Cloth
Publisher: J. Reid
Three years had passed since the passing of Sienna Rose and Thais was dealing with the ramifications. Teddy, Thais’ father, was incarcerated at the Maryland House of Corrections, a maximum security prison better known as Jessup Cut, for his crimes. Chrissy, Thais’ mother, was a narcissistic alcoholic, hell-bent on her self-inflicted destruction. The relationship between Thais and Amaris, her sister, was, for lack of a better word, strained. With everything working against her, Thais sought peace at the one place she never thought she could receive it: church. Through Nicole, her favorite cousin, Thais entered the doors of the Temple of Divine Intervention, and became acquainted with Pastor Maxwell Jeremiah Hall, a charismatic pastor who was very well known in Baltimore. As time went on and Thais grew closer to Maxwell through fellowship, she began to believe that solace was not unattainable. However, what goes up, must surely fall and this question surfaced: can the church bring Thais salvation or will Maxwell lead her soul to eternal damnation?