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Number of Pages: 248
Vendor: WestBow Press
Publication Date: 2013
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.51 X 0.56 (inches)|
"In her own struggle with grief, Vivian Sielaff found the path that leads to soul-level healing, and she shares it with you in this powerful book. If you want to recover from your loss, you'll find the help you need by reading Asleep in Jesus." - Steve Grissom, founder, Grief Share Grief Recovery Support Groups; founder, The Church Initiative, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina In Asleep in Jesus, author Vivian Sielaff brings encouragement and hope to Christians who have experienced grief from the unexpected loss of a loved one. In a conversational style, Vivian shares how God comforted her when her husband, a police officer for twenty-two years, died after a struggle with depression related to alcohol dependence and recovery following an unanticipated early retirement. Sections include devotionals; practical ways to cope with your loss; help and hope for those with depression and anxiety; guidance for those struggling with addiction; and encouragement for those dealing with loved ones with depression and addiction. Asleep in Jesus offers hope-an eternal hope that those who belong to Jesus are safely held in His hands even as we grieve their absence. Vivian's supernatural gift from God in her deepest point of despair is a gift to all of us who need to know we are not alone.
Author: VIVIAN SIELAFF
Located in: PEMBROKE PINES
Submitted: January 06, 2014
Tell us a little about yourself. With God's grace I am an ordinary woman and a mother of two wonderful children.
What was your motivation behind this project? The Lord Jesus inspired this book through me by the power of His Holy Spirit two years after the unexpected loss of my husband of twenty years.
What do you hope folks will gain from this project? My prayer is for Asleep in Jesus book to bring God's blessing of comfort, peace, and hope to those who have lost loved ones peacefully or tragically.
How were you personally impacted by working on this project? I was personally impacted by working on this project for a period of nine years. God took me by His hand and gave me His strength and motivation to write this book to help encourage others in their time of grief.
Who are your influences, sources of inspiration or favorite authors / artists? I love praise and worship music! It is part of my life each day. I enjoy listening to many contemporary Christian artists.
Anything else you'd like readers / listeners to know: One of God's many names is Emmanuel..."God with us." God is with you (us) always as you allow Him to be part of your life. Embrace God's love and His grace each hour of your day...God bless you.