For Christina Schofield, the difference between life as she'd always known it and a life of fear and uncertainty was a matter of a few pebbles. As the motorcycle she and her husband were riding hit a patch of loose gravel, Christina'slife changed forever. In the wake of the accident Christina suffered a concussion, but her husband Allen broke his neck and was now a quadriplegic. With warmth and gritty honesty, Christina shares her struggles showing that even in our darkest hours, God's goodness shines through.
Just after her thirteenth wedding anniversary, Christina Schofield woke up groggy and disoriented, surrounded by nurses in a hospital. She and her husband had hit a gravel patch while on their motorcycle and crashed into a ditch. With the exception of a concussion, she was fine. But Allen had broken his neck. He was now a quadriplegic. With her entire life flipped upside down, she began an astonishing journey of tenacious faith amid increasing doubt. Full of dark, silent hours and a woman's honest questioning of the God she thought she knew, this is also a story full of miraculous answers to prayer and head-scratching, awe-inspiring encounters with her loving Lord. With candid warmth and transparency, Christina shows readers that even in their darkest hours, God's goodness shines through.
Christina Schofield has been a children's illustrator and writer for the last ten years, working with Zonderkidz, Group Publishing, Strand Publishing, and Cook Communications. She and her husband, Allen, a campus pastor, have one daughter, Lily, and live in Rolla, Missouri.
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