Grabbing onto the gratitude theme for November, I thought I’d review a book I read last month that inspired and made me so grateful for all that I have. This book is Heaven is Here, by Stephanie Nielson. She writes the NieNie Dialogues blog.
Stephanie and her husband, Christian, had the ideal life: Christian had a successful career, Stephanie was a stay-at-home mom to four perfect children, Christian had just received his pilot’s license. But their fairy tale existence came to a burning end in 2008 when the plane they were flying in crashed on landing. Their friend, Doug, died. Christian was burned over 30% of his body. Stephanie was burned over 80% of her body and wasn’t expected to survive.
This book tells her memories of her first year of healing—the depression and heartache Continue reading