She went to the well for water. What she found there would change her life forever.
Marah is a young girl in love with her childhood friend, Jesse. When
she is forced to marry an older man, she must abandon her dreams of
happiness. At the mercy of men who are often only interested in using
her, Marah must fight for survival. Will she ever meet a man who can
The story of the Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well is one of hope,
redemption, and a life changed in an instant through a remarkable
encounter. Jesus told her “everything she’d ever done,” but we are left
to wonder at the circumstances that led her life on such a tragic path
to begin with. Now from the creative mind of Diana Wallis Taylor comes
the full story of the woman at the well.
This well-researched portrayal of a woman’s life in the time of Jesus
opens a window into a fascinating world. Taylor’s rich descriptions of
the landscapes, lifestyles, and rituals mesh easily with the emotional
and very personal story of one woman who desperately seeks to rise above
the difficult circumstances of her life.