Saturday, November 26, 2016

"God's Mercies after Suicide"~Book Reviews # Four & Five


Summer Time Nap: One-year-old Joshua snuggles with his brother Jason

Dear Readers,

"God's Mercies after Suicide: Blessings Woven through a Mother's Heart" is available at CreateSpace and Amazon and the reviews are trickling in. I'll be posting each week one or two reviews over the month of November to celebrate the book's release.
When you leave a comment with your email address, you'll be entered into the contest for a drawing to win the paperback version of "God's Mercies after Suicide".

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5 Stars~Jean Ann Williams opened the top and shares with us all the terrible pain from the loss after a suicide
 
A heartbreaking, gut wrenching true life telling of a mothers struggle with grief and loss after her youngest dies. I cried. I sighed. I LONGED to comfort the mourning mother. 

Jean Ann Williams opened the top and shares with us all the terrible pain from the loss after a suicide. But with God, and the loving support of friends and family it IS possible to heal and come out on the other side.
 
This is one that is NOT for the faint of heart but certainly a book worth reading for ANYONE who has suffered with the pain of life after suicide. My life is 16 years after the death of a family member at their own hands. And while not a child, still a member with whom I had a special relationship. 

Ms Williams' book helped to open my eyes and mend my heart.

Thank you Jean Ann, and may God's blessing keep shining upon you. 
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4 Stars~ Excellent Resource


Jean Ann Williams doesn't soft petal the heart wrenching aftermath of suicide. She allows you to walk with her day by day into a life she would rather not face and gives you the opportunity and direction to journal your experiences. Excellent resource.
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Until next time . . . let us keep our hearts centered on Christ
  

Saturday, November 19, 2016

"God's Mercies after Suicide"~Book Review # Three


Ten-year-old Joshua

Dear Readers, 

  "God's Mercies after Suicide: Blessings Woven through a Mother's Heart" is available at CreateSpace and Amazon and the reviews are trickling in. I'll be posting each week one or two reviews over the month of November to celebrate the book's release. 


When you leave a comment with your email address, you'll be entered into the contest for a drawing to win the paperback version of "God's Mercies after Suicide".

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4 Stars~But, Jean Ann Williams also told about the good times with Joshua

I have never suffered the loss of a child through suicide, but I have friends who have and I can't imagine greater heartache. I felt myself kind of tip-toeing onto each page at first. 

Would it be too hard to read? Would I feel as if I didn't belong, not having experienced anything this horrendous? 

What I found in "God's Mercies after Suicide" was a very warm and moving story about a mother and her son. Heart-wrenching pain was there, yes, but Jean Ann Williams also told about the good times with Joshua. 

At the close of each chapter, Mrs. Williams has provided a place for the reader to write her own memories, a prayer of praise from those memories, and note any scripture found encouraging. 

It is as if Mrs. Williams opens her arms to mothers who have suffered like she has and says to them, "Let's walk a while and tell each other our stories. Let me help you find your own mercies, your own healing. I understand and I care."
 
I was given a copy of God's Mercies after Suicide in exchange for an honest review.

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The Kindle version of God's Mercies after Suicide is available for free on November 19th.

Until next time . . . lean on our Lord and Savior Jesus


Saturday, November 12, 2016

"God's Mercies after Suicide"~Book Review # Two

Joshua, age six weeks

Dear Readers,
"God's Mercies after Suicide: Blessings Woven through a Mother's Heart" is available at CreateSpace and Amazon and the reviews are trickling in. I'll be posting each week one or two reviews over the month of November to celebrate the book's release.
When you leave a comment with your email address, you'll be entered into the contest for a drawing to win the paperback version of "God's Mercies after Suicide".

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5 Stars~For Those Left Behind

This was a heart-wrenching book to read but I imagine helpful for those having experienced the same thing. I read this book in a single afternoon it was so compelling. I cannot fathom having to go through the loss of a child by their own hands, but this is what Jean Williams did. She was in the next room when she heard the gun shot, ran to her son's room and held him and felt the last beat of his heart.
 

Each chapter has scripture, the present day experiences, then Mrs. Williams's memories and a separate page where a mother reading God's Mercies after Suicide can write her own memories, her prayer of praise, and her own scripture of encouragement. There are even suggested reading materials in the back as well as grief sites.
 

This would be an excellent book for those families dealing with the loss of a family member.
I received this book free and was not required to write a review, positive or otherwise. 


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The Kindle version will be free on November 19th. Please spread the word. Thank you!

Until next time . . . let folks know about the book