Gathering Courage: A Life-Changing Journey Through Adoption, Adversity, and a Reading Disability is an incredible, award-winning memoir that inspires hope and encouragement to those who are going through tough times. T. A. "Terry" McMullin's life transformed from a broken-hearted child with a reading disability to a distinguished educator who encourages others to achieve their greatest aspirations.
Gathering Courage is an "American Story" about faith and personal victory over adversity and heartbreaks. Braided throughout is the love for rescued animals and how they help heal hurts and encourage success. Terry's journey proves that we are not defined by our wounds but what we become after the scars heal that counts.
Terry’s message is a testament to the endurance of the human spirit to survive setbacks and fulfill their own dreams despite all odds.
Terry answers the question, “How do some people find success despite hardships?” Her simple ‘down to earth’ personality with an enduring message will resonate through the heart and soul of each reader – young or old.