The story of a woman’s journey from domestic abuse through healing to forgiveness.
After finally receiving the divorce that LaRae believed would set her free from domestic violence, she ends up staying on the run from place to place, because her ex-husband, James, continued to stalk her. When she finds herself free of James, LaRae struggles through the up and downs of trying to make a peaceful life for herself. A life free of the violence that left her with scars of fear and pain, not only physically, but emotionally as well. LaRae finds a friend that helps point her on a path that leads to hope, healing, and a new life.
Five Star Review on Amazon By Ladygolfer
Very inspirational. Any female should read this book whether they are a victim of domestic violence or not. This book will encourage anyone.
About the Author
I grew up, attended school, and spent my young adult life around and in central Louisiana. I have been a Licensed Practical Nurse for over thirty-five years, during part of that time I was a travel nurse. Now I live with my husband in Northwest Arkansas in the beautiful Ozark Mountains with our three Pomeranian dogs and two cats. We live out of town in the country, where I fell in love with the peace and beauty of the area. We live a simple life in that we love to night fish and work in our yard. I have been an ordained minister since August of 2007. I am called to minister to hurting women who carry the emotional scars of domestic abuse. The statistics show that: One in four women (25%) has experienced domestic violence in her lifetime. •Between 600,000 and 6 million women are victims of domestic violence each year. •Women ages 20-24 are at the greatest risk of nonfatal intimate partner violence. • Between 1993 and 2004, intimate partner violence on average made up 22% of nonfatal intimate partner victimization against women. For as long as I can remember I have always loved to write. Growing up a shy person, when I couldn’t express myself verbally, one only had to hand me a pen and paper and out would flow my thoughts. I have written poetry most of my life and now my life-long dream has come true. I have written a book. My book, A Rose Blooms Among the Thorns, is about a woman’s journey from domestic abuse, through healing, to forgiveness. journey of a woman from domestic abuse through healing At this time I am working on another faith based book.