Who wants a life abundant with meaning and joy despite circumstances? These thought-provoking, heart-moving, lump-in-the-throat true vignettes spotlight the way to true life.
What's the meaning of life? Seeing everything through the eyes of our Creator whose ultimate goal is intimacy with His created. Heather MacLaren Johnson's inspiration for writing comes from her life as a wife, a mother of three adopted Russian children with special needs, a former teacher and clinical psychologist, an equestrian living on a horse farm, and a surivor of multiple emotional traumas. Her vignettes are true stories--sometimes raw and heartbreaking, sometimes light and funny--all examples of the wide-ranging experiences and emotions common to all. From dealing with manure (who hasn't, at least metaphorically?) to getting mad at slow drivers when in a hurry (of course you have!), to crying for children who are different, to coping with death, suicide, paralysis, slander, gossip, rejection, depression, anxiety, divorce--surely many can relate. Rather than become bitter or resigned, Heather helps us see God's promise in action--all things work together for the good of those who love God. All things. Even things we would never choose to experience again.