Love Makes Room: And Other Things I Learned When My Daughter Came Out

Love Makes Room: And Other Things I Learned When My Daughter Came Out

by Staci Frenes

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Overview

When Christian singer and speaker Staci Frenes learned her teenage daughter was gay, she found her dreams for the future--along with her lifelong faith--collapsing around her. Coming to terms with a new reality was a challenge--and an invitation--to make room for many things along the way: the inevitability of uncertainty, hope in the midst of loss, awkward and tough conversations, an expanding faith, and a greater understanding of how people are more the same than different.


In Love Makes Room, Frenes helps readers see that a reimagined future may look different than our old hoped-for pictures of ourselves and our families, but it can also be wider, deeper, and more fulfilling than we ever dreamed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781506468631
Publisher: Broadleaf Books
Publication date: 05/11/2021
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Staci Frenes is a Christian music artist, speaker, author, and mom of an LGBTQ+ daughter. A former English teacher, she has turned her love of music into a full-time vocation, forming her own publishing company and record label, and landing multiple film and television placements. Staci and her husband make their home in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Table of Contents

Say Maybe to the Dress
Making Room for Hope in the Midst of Loss

Tears in the Rain
Making Room for the Unexpected

Pacing the Floors
Making Room for Questions

Sleepovers and Crushes
Making Room for Awkward Conversations

Whose Story is This?
Making Room for Perspectives

Picturing You
Making Room for Remembering

Circle of Trust
Making Room for New Community

The BLT's
Making Room for Laughter

Just Folks
Making Room for People Beyond the Labels

Uninvited
Making Room for Differences Over Divisions

Love and the Last Word
Making Room for An Expanding Faith

Why I Tell It
Making Room for Untold Stories

Afterword
Making Room for a Re-Imagined Future

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