I was raised in the church, but I had to leave it if I was ever going to make it home.
Emily T. Wierenga is an award-winning journalist, blogger, commissioned artist and columnist. She is the author of five books including the forthcoming "Atlas Girl: Finding Home in the Last Place I Thought to Look." She lives in Alberta, Canada with her husband and two sons. For more info, please visit www.emilywierenga.com.