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WELCOME AUTHOR JEAN ANN WILLIAMS
10/20/2016 12:05:00 AM by: Patti Shene

FEATURED BOOK: God’s Mercies after Suicide: Blessings Woven through a Mother’s Heart

AUTHOR: Jean Ann Williams

PUBLISHER: Love Truth

GENRE: Memoir, grief and loss, inspirational, devotions

SERIES OR STAND ALONE: stand alone

TARGET AGE: adults

 

IT IS MY PLEASURE TO WELCOME AUTHOR JEAN ANN WILLIAMS. JEAN SHARES ABOUT HER RECENTLY COMPLETED NON-FICTION WORK, WHICH ADDRESSES THE HEART WRENCHING EXPERIENCE OF LOSING HER SON TO SUICIDE.  

 

JEAN IS OFFERING A GIVEAWAY OF GOD’S MERCIES AFTER SUICIDE: BLESSINGS WOVEN THROUGH A MOTHER’S HEART. SIMPLY LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW TO ENTER THE DRAWING.

 

The Many Firsts of a Sixty-Two-Year Old

by

Jean Ann Williams

 

After twenty-one years of publishing articles and short stories, a small publisher accepted the first ever book I had written. This novel for upper middle graders, Just Claire, is an e-book, which released in January 2016.

 

After I turned sixty-two.

 

Currently, Just Claire is in print production, another first.

 

This year, after six years of working on my suicide loss book about my son Joshua, I decided to independently publish God’s Mercies after Suicide: Blessings Woven through a Mother’s Heart. I’ve named my press Love Truth, the idea for the name taken after a wadded note my son wrote and left for me to find.

 

This paperback is now available at CreateSpace  and release in print at Amazon on November 19th . The Kindle version is free on this date.

 

 

You may be wondering how I could write about my son’s death and publish the book twelve years later. Never, ever believe because you may have lost a child, life is over. It’s not. It feels as though it is and certainly this was true for me for a long, long while. But, God held me close to Him, as I survived.

 

And all the while, He instilled His Love into my whole being, and I lived, a new creation.

 

I’m not saying I became a Christian then. What I’m saying is after being a Christian for over thirty years when Joshua died, I experienced the deep qualities of God’s love. This is what my book is about: God’s Love.

 

You may ask me any day, no matter my current trials, and I’ll tell you, “God loves me!”

 

And don’t believe for a moment I’ve ‘gotten over’ my son. This will never happen here on Earth. Through my loss of Joshua, I’ve become a more compassionate person, so naturally I still grieve.

 

And no matter your trials, God loves you, too.

 

God’s Mercies after Suicide Book Blurb:

What if your child shot himself while you were in the next room? What if you held him as his heart beat for the last time? What if Satan whispered in your ear, “Now where is your God?” Find out how Jean Ann Williams reached out with her spirit and mind to the one true Father. Discover how the Lord God answered her, and walked alongside her in the most difficult grieving journey of her life.

God’s Mercies after Suicide Book Trailer

 

DON’T FORGET TO LEAVE A COMMENT TO BE PLACED IN THE DRAWING TO WIN A COPY OF GOD’S MERCIES AFTER SUICIDE BETWEEN NOW AND SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29TH AT MIDNIGHT MDT.

 

Jean Ann Williams is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, and Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She writes regularly for Putting on the New blog and her own Love Truth blog. Jean Ann and her husband of forty-six years have thirteen grandchildren from their other two children. They live on one acre in Southern Oregon where they raise a garden, fruit orchard, goats, and chickens. Her favorite hobbies are practicing archery, hiking through the woods, and big game hunting with her bow. Connect with Jean online.

 

 

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Comments

Judith From Cave Junction, OR At 12/15/2016 10:56:37 AM

My son took his life. One Sunday I sat staring at the Crucifix with the communion wafer still in my mouth trying to image how Mary felt seeing her son in so much pain and agony. I was ''told'' there was nothing I could have done to prevent what Mike did. The pain lessens but never goes away.

Missy Ricken From Las Animas, CO At 10/29/2016 12:33:21 PM

I would love to read your book, Jean!

Patti Shene From SE Colorado At 10/20/2016 11:15:54 AM

Jean, it is an honor to have you here. May the Lord bless God''s Mercies After Suicide and use it to help others on their healing journey who experience this tragedy in their lives. Thank you so much for sharing!

Jean Ann Williams From Sourthern Oregon At 10/20/2016 10:49:37 AM

What a wonderful site, Patti, and everything looks so inviting. Thank you for hosting me and my book, God''s Mercies after Suicide. God bless you!

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