Meet Me In The Mountains-A Memoir by Candy Marie Bridges
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Meet Me In The Mountains is an uplifting truthful memoir that is sure to bring hope and inspiration to those who read it. A stubborn and determined eight year old girl finds her own way of dealing with her parent's divorce along with a father who drinks too much. She moves through life facing fears with creative determination and solutions. Her faith in Jesus Christ melded with her Catholic faith are apparent in grade school and continue to this present day. She strives to find hope in all situations even when life is not fair. An attitude of “press on” through unforeseen circumstances, proves to be healing and sometimes controversial. Emotional and physical pain are not wanted, but when they unexpectedly arrive, Candy Marie Bridges takes them head on in order to find answers and peace. She fights to help two of her three children, both diagnosed in their teenage years with an autoimmune disease called Crohns disease. In addition, she exposes her own personal and private heartaches involving the decision to forgive the at-fault-party who was the cause of the senseless wrongful death of her husband. Meet Me In The Mountains was written by an ordinary woman with the desire to share her story to others who feel like life is too much to bear. She is stubborn, yet has a compassionate heart. Her biography reflects humor, anger, rejection, faith filled persistence and patience. Whether a secular book club discussion group or a Christian study group, this book will open doors to sharing and bonding. Simple questions follow each chapter encouraging readers to share their own stories within a group or just reflect on them alone. Candy Marie Bridge’s captivates the reader with her honesty. The book shouts and encourages the benefits of never ending faith, hope and love. It will be hard to put this book down as each chapter ends, there is a hint to more stories that many can relate to at one time or another in their life.
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