How do you find hope despite your challenges?
Based on the author's true-life stories, you will be inspired and encouraged.
Through her experiences she will teach you the mysteries of how to keep hope alive.
Discover how to share your thoughts in A Longing Fulfilled at the end of each chapter. Treasured secrets are tucked in as well.
Hope is more than sunshine and flowers. It's a weapon for fighting your battles!
Betsy Kay Ridgway, MS, is an author, speaker, and seeker of hope. Married to Russ since 1984, their parenting journey has been adventurous and full of surprises. Betsy has loved teaching kids with learning disabilities and working as a special education advocate. She recently started blogging and now takes great delight in sharing her personal story with you.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The song of My Hope is a beautiful, well-told account of one mom’s journey through parenting two special needs boys. I laughed and cried through the honest glimpses into the daily life and crises moments of this special needs family. Reading this book will help any person gain appreciation and empathy for parents of special needs children and the extra burdens and blessings they encounter. Parents of special needs children will gain insights from the lessons Betsey learned and encouragement from the source of hope that pulled her through.
Betsy Ridgway is so honest in her telling of her many challenges raising two special needs children. She also offers profound insight into human nature we can all relate to. I laughed, cried, and was in awe as I read her stories. Her understanding of where true hope and joy come from was truly inspiring as she shares how Jesus provides what is needed in every trial we encounter. He gives us a bigger picture, a bigger purpose, a bigger view of life. Anyone, with a special needs child, or not, will draw wisdom and new ways of looking at challenges and trials in life. I thought it was clever how she provides two tables of contents, one with chapter titles and one that is topical. Especially unique was the thought-provoking questions and a place to write your own scripture to draw on for our own current or future trials. I hope you are as inspired as I was...as I am. I hope you read it!
The song of my Hope came along when I needed it in my life! The true and hilarious stories uplifted me and made me once again realize life doesn't need to be taken so seriously when we have Faith in God. He is our commander and helps us during ANY need. Nothing is ever too big or too small for Him. Anyone raising special needs children should read this book! The questions at the end of each chapter made me reach deep and discover new ways of thinking. There are such valuable informational tools also! I highly recommend this book, and actually, its good for all parents in general.