Preview of my upcoming book…LOVINGLY BROKEN! From Trials to Triumph: God’s Victories Through Pain

Where was God? My stories show why I followed Him when life gave me lemons. Life seemed to be an uphill  battle all the way—I didn’t know at the time that it was uphill to victory.

Each chapter begins with my personal example, and others may have experienced, too. It is a great gift book for those struggling with life’s challenges.

Thankful…Seriously? opens with college injury that significantly reshaped my life plans. Next, a life-altering car accident caused me to question my faith and trust in God. Could I be thankful?

Storm of Terror follows our family on a cross-country move in May where we suddenly found ourselves stranded in an unexpected snow storm.

O Ye Of Little Faith describes a faith action in which I was severely tested.

Life Sentence describes the journey with my sister’s terminal cancer, and helping me understand my purpose when life was unexpectedly changed.

The “Ants” chapter describes a time when depression consumed me after a life-threatening illness and several years of rehab. This produced a profound change in my way of dealing with the abyss, and forever altered my life.

InYou Want Me To Do What?‘ I relate a humorous example of what many face when asked to pray out loud for the first time. This led me to a vibrant life of prayer, reaching out to many.

Mourning Into Dancing describes a difficult season of divorce and how joy became more real to me through intense pain. A second example was through a time of serving.

Evil Defeated depicts how God used years of abuse, and taught me how to deal with my abuser. The profound ending will encourage others who have been, or are being, abused.

Though He Slay Me  opens with a crash, TV news crews on my lawn, a court case, and a blaring security alarm on my birthday. Terror penetrated my life! Where was God, and could I trust Him?

Thorns describes trials, one right after the other. “What is God’s purpose for us in persevering?” This chapter will encourage wearied pilgrims on the path of suffering.

Why Are You Cast Down? describes an adult child who walked away from her faith; her journey into alcohol, drugs and a cult; and the unexpected twist at the end. It will inspire parents to keep praying.

In His Image describes my mom who lived out her faith in practical (sometimes humorous) ways, including her memorable 80th birthday choice. It includes a challenging example of Proverbs 31 lived out during my separation and divorce.

Blessings Seen and Unseen exemplifies God’s Hand of provision through frustration, need, fear, mercy, and prayer.

Counting the Cost shares taking a stand for Jesus through two stories: one at church with a corrupt pastor, and one at work with a less-than-honorable office manager.  

God’s Big Picture identifies three stories of God’s Sovereign control when life was interrupted: One was from my youth, one with our business, and one when on my own, traveling alone.

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If you would like to pre-order a copy of my book, please send me an email and I will add your name to the list and notify you of the release date.