Ellen is a fictitious character, based on the real-life journal of the au-thor, Sally Hull. She is her uncle's care-giver. He is in the latter stages of Parkinson's disease. Her one rule in writing her journal is that she can say anything she wants, but she must leave the entry on a positive note. These journal entries are from the trenches of care-giving. Though some of the experiences Ellen goes through are hard, hope is offered. If you are a care-giver, or love a care-giver, this book is one to offer help and hope. The journal is in tact, just as it was actually written. The only changes are the names of the people, in order to protect their privacy. Interwoven in journal entries is the fictitious story of Ellen and the young man she hires as their handyman. Come laugh and cry with Ellen as you read her journal. Enjoy the young man's amazement and befuddlement over Ellen's tenacious hold upon God as her anchor and strength.
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About the Author
Sally Demaray Hull wrote her first novel at age seventeen: The Trail Beyond. She set the manuscript aside when she left her home in Gladwin Michigan for college in Canada at Toronto Baptist Seminary and Bible College. Following this three year course, she attended Mid Michigan Community College and Central Michigan University, studying to be a teacher. After college, she pulled out the manuscript of The Trail Beyond and rewrote it. Over the years she has rewritten it a dozen times. Shortly after the first re-write, she wrote a sequel. The next thing she knew, she was writing fulltime. Over the years she became her parents' caregiver, a teacher in a Christian school and a substitute teacher in the public schools. She also taught TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in China for two years and earned her TESOL certificate from the Canadian National Institute. Though she has had various occupations, writing has always been present in her life. Most of her book covers are from the photos her husband Charlie has taken, being a photographer and a writer himself. Sally's desire is that her books help people to know God better.