A Message to the Reader:
Champion of Hope
describes my journey of healing through grief and
loss. It is about choosing hope over despair. The death of a loved one;
the loss of health; the loss of youth during the aging process; and the
loss of one’s self-esteem through abuse, addiction, and broken
relationships are all depicted in my book.
hard work. Effective grieving is never done alone. I recommend
GriefShare, a special seminar-type support group designed to help you
rebuild your life after losing a loved one. A caring group of people
will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult
experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.
There are thousands of GriefShare groups across North America, as well
as internationally, in over 10 countries worldwide. To find a group near
you, log on to
your story of loss may be different than mine in terms of the specifics,
you will readily identify with the emotions and trauma that a loss
produces. Using personal experiences, Champion of Hope is
written to help you “grieve well” as you navigate through your own
unique journey of pain.
Many of my
days of grief were spent sitting alone on a bench at a nearby park,
engaging in heart-wrenching conversations with God. It was there, in my
barren season of grief, that the love of God enabled me to envision
fields of a life-giving harvest of hope and faith. The field in my book
is a symbol of God’s grounding presence in our everyday lives.
encourage you to likewise spend time with God on your “bench of
suffering”—wherever and whatever that may be. And when healing comes, it
will allow you to stand strong, to look over the field of your life, and
see that each time you chose to trust God and accept His purpose for
your life, you were planting seeds of hope and faith. And eventually,
the harvest of joy came!
If you would like Connie to come
and speak a ‘message of hope’ at your church, for a special
event, or at a conference please
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