Only 3 days have passed since I received Hope Heals, and it's already finished! While their story is one of struggle and heartbreak, it is ultimately one of triumph, healing, and hope found only in the Lord. And Katherine and Jay do such a beautiful job of sharing the story in turns - they fill in the blanks for each other and tell the story completely. Reading about the intricacies of their feelings and loss surrounding Katherine's stroke, you feel so intertwined in their story that the book is hard to put down! As the reader journeys with the Wolfs through the stroke and recovery process, you see their great love and reliance on the Father, which is so inspiring and encouraging.
We come to understand more and more deeply that the stories that have the greatest impact are the ones that are hard, painful, gritty, and real - and more often than not, ones we never would have chosen for ourselves. We knew there would likely be more pain ahead for us, but the opportunity to inspire others became a reason to get out of bed in the morning into a world and a life we never could have imagined. (215)
The Wolfs proudly embrace the Lord's direction and calling for them, using this terrible life circumstance to glorify Him! I am excited to pass this book on to friends - it's an encouraging, yet quick read that is sure to bless those who venture to pick it up!
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