This is the incredible true story of Photini, a young woman who lived in disguise as a man a hundred years ago. Aflame with love for God, she abandoned the world to live as a hermit. She journeyed beyond the Jordan River and found a cave where she lived in complete seclusion, unkown to the world. But her secret life was providentially discoverd by Father Joachim in his quest to find holy hermits. Int his inspiring book of his, he describes is encounter with the hermitess and tells her life's adventure. This unique book has great spiritual worth since it is not merely a captivating store, but it also includes Photini's deep insights about life and the struggle for spiritual perfection.