Love Letters from the Edge: Meditations for Those Struggling with Brokenness, Trauma, and the Pain of Life

Beach, Shelly; Sanchez, Wanda


Barcode: 9780825443473

Release date: 05/05/2014

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Meditations offering practical hope through biblical expressions of lament and God's relentless, unconditional love for the hurting

Millions of women in the United States battle with after-effects of suffering so great they've developed post-traumatic stress disorder--the same suffering experienced by soldiers who've gone through war. Sexual and physical abuse, catastrophic accidents, abandonment, natural disasters, invasive medical procedures, and many other painful and overwhelming events can trigger symptoms they are little equipped to deal with and hard-pressed to recognize.

Love Letters from the Edge provides a voice for those struggling to express this pain and reveals intimate encouragement for those in desperate need to hear God's words of love and deliverance. This heartfelt devotional focuses on the profound laments in the book of Psalms. Each meditation begins with a letter from someone in the throes of despair and then offers a tender response to their pain from God's perspective.

Fresh, honest, and intimate, Love Letters from the Edge will reach readers who never expected to hear good news from where they are and point them toward the hope and healing of Christ.

"A beautiful, honest, and gut-wrenching book." (Kathie Lee Gifford, Cohost of the fourth hour of the Today Show 2014-05-01)

"This book is a gift." (Jill Savage, CEO of Hearts at Home and author of No More Perfect Moms 2014-05-01)

"A message of hope with authenticity and empathy unlike any other." (Julie Cantrell, New York Times and USA Today best-selling author 2014-05-01)

About the Author

Shelly Beach is an award-winning author of eight books, including the Christy Award-winning Hallie's Heart and ECPA book of the year nominee, Precious Lord, Take My Hand: Meditations for Caregivers. She is a national speaker, delivering a message of hope to thousands of women each year, and writes to an audience of approximately two million readers each month on

Wanda Sanchez is the executive producer of one of the nation s longest running talk shows, and has over twenty-five years of experience in media, marketing, and publicity. She experienced extensive physical and emotional trauma and has come out the other side. Today, she blogs and speaks about hope for recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder to women and health professionals around the country.


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