This book was won in a short story writing contest from the authors website. I was honored to have won the book and the cookie cutters from her.
Devastated by the departure of her husband and daughter, Trish faces the challenge of a lifetime. Will Trish find the courage necessary to transcend the shadows of her past? This gripping story reminds us that forgiveness of self and others is both a difficult choice and a precious gift.
This was truly a wonderful book. At first, I really didn’t like Trish at all because of the way she treated people. Then I realized that in a way, we are all Trishs.
One of the greatest lessons in this book is being able to give “the gift” to yourself and to others. I think in our hurried lives we forget to stop and be thankful for what we do have in our lives. It is important to love and forgive ourselves and those around us.
Trish’s sister-in-law Jamie taught her just how to do that. But is it too late for her to save her marriage? Can she reconcile with her daughter?
This book gives you hope for the future. Even though it is a fictional story, it helps to see that there is a way to change your own life.
One thing that stuck in my mind was when Trish was talking to Brent and explained to him that we need to be kind to everyone who we encounter because we don’t know what they are going through in life.
I would have read this in one sitting, but I had other things going on at the time. So this is a definite recommendation to read this. I promise you will love it too.