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Embracing Hope by Janell Butler Wojtowcicz

Burdens Into Blessings

Embracing Hope by Janell Butler Wojtowicz is a contemporary Christian novel which I really enjoyed. Embracing Hope is a study of life and of grief. There is no one way to work through grief. There is no time limit on the pain. And there are multiple ways to deal with loss. Ultimately one has to work through the pain and the loss to find a new way of ‘normal.’

God is at the centre of the novel. “Follow His road map.” When life and loss hit, people either run to God or from God. The God of all comfort is also the God big enough to take our anger and our questions. “Lean on God. He’ll get you through this.” Grief lasts as long as it lasts but we need to “give it all to God, only He can set you free.”

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