Walk Beside Me

A Novel
Product Number: EB00768119
Released: Sep 20, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781683501633
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Description

After relentless suffering, a woman decides to end her life-until a few real-life angels start showing up . . . A model-turned-wife-and-mother, Willow Adair lives with her husband and kids in Bexley, one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Columbus, Ohio. On the outside, she has everything. On the inside, she struggles with her self worth. Spurned by her neglectful husband and defied by her rebellious teen daughter, Willow never feels she's good enough, and fears everyone she loves will leave. Piece by piece, the cornerstones of Willow's life begin to crumble. A routine operation goes horribly wrong, requiring a long recovery. A yoga injury leads to pain, surgeries, and misdiagnoses, ending in a permanent loss of motion in her arm. Then, as if she hasn't suffered enough, Willow is diagnosed with breast cancer. Convinced no one will stand by her for one more day of sickness and depression, she prepares to end her life. But Willow's friends go with her to chemo. They sleep over at her house. They lift her spirits when she's sad, and weep with her when she's hurting. They walk beside her literally, on sidewalks from Cleveland to Miami. And they walk beside her spiritually and emotionally, soothing her heartache, healing her self-esteem, and reminding her that every single minute of her life is abundantly worth living. Walk Beside Me is a tale of sickness and triumph, of being comfortable in your own skin, of valuing the things that have true value, and of learning to fight for yourself and what you truly want. It's the story of a woman who peels away the layers to find her inner warrior, a woman who faces insurmountable odds and-thanks to her earthly Angels-learns to treasure the gift of God's infinite light and love.

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Author(s): Christine Handy
Original Publish Date: Jun 09, 2017

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