After 25 years of marriage and what was seemingly a perfect union between Nancy Heche and her husband Don came the shocking discovery of his secret homosexual lifestyle and the shattering diagnosis of AIDS. After losing her husband to the disease, she lost her son in a car crash and her youngest daughter Anne became involved in a high-profile lesbian relationship. Hopeless? Hardly. Find out how Scripture helped her hold on through even the toughest times of despair in this motivating story of faith.
This is the beginning of a beautiful love story, Nancy wrote in her diary after meeting Don Heche, the man she was to marry. Five children and 25 years of marriage later, it seemed as if they were the perfect family. Then Don was diagnosed with AIDSthe shocking discovery of his homosexual secret. This was only the beginning of loss and heartache. Shortly after Dons death, their 18-year-old son, Nathan, died in a car crash and Nancy fell into years of personal darkness. Eventually, as she was drawn into a long journey of growth and healing, her youngest daughter, Anne, began a very public lesbian love affair. Despite Nancys life circumstances, she held on to what she knew of Gods promises from Scripture and is discovering how to look at people and the world with Gods perspective through eyes full of love and blessing. Her inspiring story of faith and courage will offer hope to anyone who has ever been on the brink of despair, or wondered how to respond with love to someone in a same-sex relationship.
DR. NANCY HECHE brings a compassionate and practical approach to some sensitive and painful life issues. After her husbands death from AIDS, Nancy experienced the international media rush when her daughter began a highly publicized lesbian affair. Nancy is an instructor at Loyola University and Judson College in Illinois, and has earned a masters and doctorate in Pastoral Counseling. She has a private practice in psychotherapy where she specializes in communication and relationship issues, and is a popular Bible-study teacher.