Fresh Elastic For Stretched Out Moms
A favorite for many years, Fresh Elastic for Stretched-Out Moms is for all moms whose hearts have been broken by their children. Barbara Johnson understands the hopelessness that they experience when children choose a rebellious lifestyle, sever a relationship, commit...
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A favorite for many years, Fresh Elastic for Stretched-Out Moms is for all moms whose hearts have been broken by their children. Barbara Johnson understands the hopelessness that they experience when children choose a rebellious lifestyle, sever a relationship, commit suicide, are seriously injured, are caught in an addiction, or engage in any other hurtful behavior. With compassion, understanding, and humor intact, she gently leads readers through a "year of recovery" to a fresh, hope-filled start. Through anecdotes, poems, jokes, poignant stories, and letters, readers will capture Johnson's infectious enthusiasm for life and learn to trust God for victory over depression and despair.
Put some snap back into your stretched out life. Sometimes it - 's tough to let go of the past, live in today, and have hope for tomorrow - ?especially when it comes to a lost or rebellious child. Fresh Elastic for Stretched Out Moms is for all parents whose hearts have been broken by their children. Humorist Barbara Johnson writes from experience . . . and from her heart. Barbara shows how you can live with the heartaches and find the joy, even in the midst of pain. She shares how God - 's healing love, supportive friends, and a healthy dose of self-care are the emotional spatulas that scrape battered and bruised hearts off the ceiling to see another day. Barbara - 's stories, prayers, letters, jokes, and favorite Scriptures will bring you through the trials and restore your hope, laughter - ?and elasticity.
Barbara Johnson, known as "the Geranium Lady" sold more than five million books, including Splashes of Joy in the Cesspools of Life, Living Somewhere Between Estrogen and Death, and Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and Be Happy and her latest book Humour Me, I'm Over the Hill, part of her more recent, Humour Me series. In 2005 she was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Barbara and her husband served hurting families through their non-profit "Spatula Ministries" and as a popular "Woman of Faith" conference speaker she delivered comforting, humour-filled messages across America. Barbara died in 2007 and is survived by her sons David and Dean, former daughter-in-law Shannon, and two grandchildren, Kandee and Tiffany.- Publisher.