An Unseen Angel: A Mother’s Story of Faith, Hope, and Healing After Sandy Hook

An Unseen Angel: A Mother's Story of Faith, Hope, and Healing After Sandy Hook Author Alissa Parker
ISBN-10 1629722790
ISBN-13 9781629722795
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 192
Language English
Publisher Shadow Mountain
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As the mother of one of the children who died at Sandy Hook school in Newtown Connecticut in 2012 Alissa Parker had her world shattered by a mass murderer s rampage She was left to make sense of her daughter s life and death and to rebuild seeking a deeply spiritual path to carry on with her life and find new meaning and purpose As a co founder of SafeandSoundSchools org a touring national advocacy group that helps people take action to make schools safer Alissa has talked to hundreds of parents around the country about her ordeal and how she was able to endure the unspeakable horror of Sandy Hook An Unseen Angel takes readers though Alissa s complete journey chronicling the moment by moment account of the day that began with every parent s worst nightmare hearing There s been a shooting at your child s school It follows her faith filled spiritual path to coping healing forgiving and eventually feeling gratitude for the life and love of her daughter Emilie She describes a bond of love between a mother and daughter that is so profound it transcends the physical body and touches Alissa and the people who loved Emilie who feel her presence every day And she articulates her deep Christian faith which guided the answers to Alissa s gut wrenching post tragedy questioning Where is Emilie now Can love transcend the physical body How can I know that Emilie is in a better place How do I deal with the here and now when the pain and anger I feel is so overwhelming This is the first book about the school shooting tragedies with a focus on faith and spirituality As we learn Alissa s story we are introduced to a special little girl who was wise beyond her years and whose lessons about life and the transcendent power of love continued even after she had passed away

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Introvert Power Author Laurie A Helgoe
ISBN-10 9781402280894
Release 2013-02-01
Pages 320