An Honest, Hopeful Look at Unexpected Challenges Challenging surprises often lead to unexpected joy. Amy Julia opens eyes and softens hearts as she brings readers into her own story of disappointment turned to blessing. This is a journey of discovering strength through weakness, and the author learns to embrace the face that we are all dependent on God and one another. This books will inspire readers who appreciate beautiful writing coupled with deep insights about life and faith. "Amy Julia Becker has the courage and grace to tell the truth. Whether you are a parent or not, whether the children in your life are 'typical' or not, this story will shake you, change you, and encourage you."-Andy Crouch, author, Culture Making
Amy Julia Becker is the author of A Good and Perfect Gift: Faith, Expectations and a Little Girl Named Penny (Bethany House), named one of the Top Books of 2011 by Publisher?s Weekly, and Penelope Ayers: A Memoir. Her next book, Small Talk: Learning from my Children about What Matters Most (Zondervan) will be published in October of 2014. A graduate of Princeton University and Princeton Theological Seminary, she blogs regularly for Christianity Today about faith, family, disability, and culture. She is also the author of two ebooks, the forthcoming What Every Woman Needs to Know About Prenatal Testing: Insights from a Mom who has Been There, and Why I Am Both Spiritual and Religious. Her essays have appeared in the Motherlode blog of the New York Times, the Atlantic online, First Things, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Hartford Courant, The Christian Century, Christianity Today, The Huffington Post, and Parents.com. Amy Julia lives with her husband Peter and three children, Penny, William, and Marilee, in western Connecticut.
- The Unbreakable Boy
by Susy Flory
An irrepressible boy with autism and brittle bone disease teaches his father how to live
- Small Talk
by Amy Julia Becker
Learning From My Children About What Matters Most
- Wholehearted Living
by Jennifer Grant
A Daybook for Mothers
by Micha Boyett
A new mom's journey back to prayer through the well worn paths of the monastics.
- Sun Shine Down
by Gillian Marchenko
An emergency c-section, a surprise diagnosis of Down syndrome, a foreign country, and your dreams at risk.
by Jennifer Grant
An inspiring, honest, and infectiously humorous look at the perils and pleasures of raising a family.