Step into this unforgettable narrative with Samanthia Cassidy as she comes of age in the Deep South as part of a dysfunctional family and a "holiness" cult with a pastor who handles snakes and takes indecent liberties with young girls.Your soul will be stirred and your heart warmed as you are drawn irresistibly into a unique time and place in Twentieth-Century Americana. As the author allows you to see through her eyes, you will feel her love and hatred...ecstasy and misery...passion and pain. And you will relish her boldness, courage, tenacity and triumph. In this vivid, unvarnished snapshot of provincial southern life, an intrepid young girl is faced with seemingly insurmountable challenges. Yet despite overwhelming assaults against her childhood trust and innocence, Samanthia's dauntless spirit, love of family and faith in God transcend every obstacle.You will become part of Samanthia's big family and experience life in their "Big House." And you will fall in love with this extraordinary girl who shares her beautiful secret of dancing in the wilderness. About the author: Samanthia Cassidy-singer, songwriter, author-comes from a humble background in the small town of Courtland, Alabama, where she encountered God as a young girl and accepted His call upon her life. She has received a Doctor of Humanities degree from Emmanuel Baptist University and an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Heartland Bible College. As a Gospel singer, she was nominated as one of the top five 1997 soloists at the Gospel Voice Diamond Awards in Nashville, and she is now finishing her fifth music CD. Samanthia has ministered extensively in Nigeria and has had the privilege to sing for presidents, kings and dignitaries from around the world. She plans to take the Gospel to all of Africa, Trinidad, Jamaica and Europe, in addition to churches throughout America. She and her beloved husband, Bill, reside in Corinth, Mississippi.