Friday, August 24, 2012
For anyone who has ever had an abortion, this book could be an amazing tool to help with the emotional and spiritual healing process. The author walks readers through parts of her own journey, and offers some excellent tips on how to finally come to a place of freedom from the guilt. I would also suggest this book for friends and family members, so that they can have a better understanding of what a woman goes through, mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually. The author includes excellent resources in the book, along with study and discussion questions.
About the Book:
Abortion continues to be a hot topic in politics, women's rights, and medical practice. But for the eight to ten million American Christian women who have had one, abortion is a spiritual issue as well, raising questions of life and death, heaven and hell, grief and loss. Kim Ketola's book, Cradle My Heart: Finding God's Love After Abortion, is inspired by Romans 6:4--"just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life"--this is a definitive resource to help women see themselves and God anew and--finally--to find spiritual healing.
With a compassionate heart, Ketola offers ten true stories of healing promise from the Bible to help women answer the most common spiritual torments they face: Is abortion a sin? Does God hate me? Where can I turn in my shame and distress? How could I ever tell anyone the truth? And more. Kregel 2012.
In coordination with the launch of their fall releases, Kregel will be
hosting a live webcast event on September 20 at 8 PM EDT featuring
authors Kim Ketola (Cradle My Heart), Teske Drake (Hope for Today,
Promises for Tomorrow), and Dawn Scott Jones (When a Woman You Love
Was Abused). The webcast will allow women to come together to share
their struggles and fears in order to move toward healing and hope.
Women will able to support one another and discuss shared experiences
in a non-threatening, open and loving environment.
Cat Hoort of Kregel says, "We are seeking to provide safe means for
Christian women to be vulnerable with each other, to seek help and
guidance from authors and counselors, and to find encouragement from
those who have shared similar experiences. Our hope is that the Women
Redeemed webcast will become a forum for hurting women as well as for
those who can help. Kim, Teske, and Dawn are all survivors and their
stories will surely inspire and equip other women to move toward
healing and hope."
To register for the event, just click here.
Kim Ketola is a sought-after writer and motivational speaker with the
Ruth Graham and Friends conference. After thirty years in the
broadcasting industry, she founded a nonprofit organization through
which she presents professionally accredited conferences to equip
counselors and help individuals recover from the emotional and
spiritual wounds of abortion. Kim lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Visit her website: www.cradlemyheart.org
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Kregel. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.