Journeys to Mother Love : Nine Women Tell their Stories of Forgiveness & Healing

Journeys to Mother Love : Nine Women Tell their Stories of Forgiveness & Healing

by Catherine Lawton

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Overview

Women readers are sure to find themselves in one or more of these true stories filled with grit and grace. The courageous authors of JOURNEYS TO MOTHER LOVE aren't merely venting about their mother wounds. Neither are they giving pat answers. The hurts were real and the healing was real.
From manipulation to abandonment, from neglect to favoritism, from mental illness to emotional distance, from abortion to Alzheimer's, these nine women from several generations, tell their personal stories with heart-wrenching honesty. Each had hurts and conflicts in their mother/daughter relationship that left them wounded and affected their relationships with others. Each tells how, with God's help, they experienced healing and new freedom to give and receive love.
Women with broken places in their relationships with mother or child can begin their own healing journey as they read:

1. FEELING INADEQUATE: "Run, Run as Fast as You Can" by A.R. Cecil

2. DEVASTATED BY VIOLENCE AND SEPARATION: "She Did Her Best" by Treva Brown

3. ALWAYS "SECOND FIDDLE": "Take Care of Your Mother" by Verna Hill Simms

4. ADJUSTING TO CHANGES IN MOM: "Finding the Blessings in Mother's Alzheimer's" by Kerry Luksic

5. AFTER ABORTION AND CANCER: "Beauty from Barrenness" by Kyleen Stevenson-Braxton

6. UNMET EMOTIONAL NEEDS: "When I Feel Forsaken" by Catherine Lawton

7. STEPMOTHER BLUES: "Finishing Well" by Ellen Cardwell

8. DISTANCED BY MENTAL ILLNESS: "Walking My Mother Home" by Ardis A. Nelson

9. ANGRY AND FRUSTRATED WITH MOM: "White Knuckles" by Loritta Slayton

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"An anthology of heartfelt true stories by Christian women about the healing gifts of God.... Profound, powerful, and emotionally moving, 'Journeys to Mother Love' is highly recommended as a resource of faith, inspiration, and hope." ~ Midwest Book Review

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149981694
Publisher: CLADACH Publishing
Publication date: 02/04/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 675 KB

About the Author

The nine women authors range in age from their mid thirties to their early nineties. They live in seven different states of the U.S.A.: Colorado, Washington, Kentucky, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Wyoming, and California. Each one enjoys writing and several have more than one published book. They are all mothers; some are grandmothers. They engage in other types of artistic endeavors also, such as music, photography, painting/drawing, sewing/crafts, and poetry. Several of the authors are business owners. Most also maintain personal blogs, websites, and Facebook pages. All are Christian believers from various backgrounds.

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