Thankful for Twenty-Five Years by Jean Ann Williams

I’m thankful for the twenty-five years we spent with our son, before he died by suicide. It took me a long, long time to really mean this above the pain and sorrow, and now I do! Happy birthday today to Joshua. He would have been thirty-nine. Bio: Jean Ann Williams is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers. She writes regularly for Putting on the New blog and Book Fun…

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Road Trip of Delusion by Jean Ann Williams

Road Trip of Delusion by Jean Ann Williams Thanks, Jean Ann for providing this character interview with Kari Rose Holt. I have Kari Rose Holt from Pismo Beach, California, here at the Shasta City hospital. Single-handedly, Kari drove her granny’s 1960 Cadillac through a blizzard of the century. How are you today, Kari? Tired. Let’s start at the beginning. How did you find yourself caught in this blizzard? Well, uh,…

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Transformation: God & Me After the Loss of My Child by Jean Ann Williams

Transformation: God & Me After the Loss of My Child When my son died within my embrace and in our home, I was certain the world had gone insane. Utter disbelief coupled with harsh reality ravished my broken heart. Over the weeks and months after Joshua’s death, I didn’t know one could cry so many tears. Nor feel this lonely and misplaced from Joshua’s absence. My presence in the house…

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Surrender Story: Jean Ann Williams and Her Healing Book

Julie’s note: Jean Ann Williams is my guest blogger today sharing her surrender story.  I think you will be encouraged and inspired. I was! So many of my struggles with insecurity stem from my childhood when my mother began the decent into mental illness. As the eldest child and only ten years old, it fell to me to raise my six brothers and sisters. The youngest was a baby brother…

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