Long Journey Home | Elizabeth Motes


Abandoned at age nine by his alcoholic father, Joshua Caleb Williamson was sheltered by his mother and his grandparents who lived next door. His grandfather, Thomas Blackwell, filled the role of the missing father in his life. He was also his pastor. Joshua and his childhood sweetheart, Carlee Graham, plan to finish high school, attend a local college together, and someday marry. When Hannah, Carlee’s sister, is murdered, Joshua becomes disillusioned with life. He begins to run with the wrong crowd and turns to alcohol, the very substance that ruined his father’s life. As Joshua makes plans, he decides to skip college and have a good time. Will he lose his childhood sweetheart’s affections? Will he remain in a far country? Or will he make the right choice to return to his Father’s house?

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About The Author

Elizabeth Motes resides in Robinsonville, Mississippi, with her husband, Rev. Richard Motes, Sr., who is an evangelist. Along with her role as an evangelist’s wife, Elizabeth is a soloist and a speaker.

She is a mother of two, Rev. Richard Motes, Jr., and Sherri D. Motes. She is a grandmother to four grandsons, Trey, Joel, and Andrew Motes, and Preston Dyson. She has one granddaughter, Paris Dyson, and one great-grandson, Lincoln Motes.

Long Journey Home is Elizabeth’s eleventh book to be published.