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My Hair and God's Mercies . . . New Every Morning: A Story of a Life Changed by Grace

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Yvette Maher, a Kentucky farm girl, shares her life's traumas, trials, and triumphs. Before Yvette became a Christian, she dealt with emotional pain by filling the voids with drugs, alcohol, and empty relationships. Yet God did not abandon her. Through poignant stories laced with humor and irony, Yvette reveals how God has redeemed her devastating childhood by enabling her ...more
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Published June 1st 2012 by Focus on the Family Publishing
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Renn Shearin
Jun 18, 2012 Renn Shearin rated it really liked it
Yvette Maher, a Kentucky farm girl, shares her life’s traumas, trials, and triumphs. Before Yvette became a Christian, she dealt with emotional pain by filling the voids with drugs, alcohol, and empty relationships. Yet God did not abandon her. Through poignant stories laced with humor and irony, Yvette reveals how God has redeemed her devastating childhood by enabling her to forgive her murderous and unfaithful father and cope with her mother’s debilitating depression. She tells how God has ...more
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Aug 05, 2012 amy rated it really liked it
In this memoir Yvette Maher shares her life's traumas, trials and triumphs. Before she became a christian she dealt with a lot of pain, emotional pain that she began to fill those voids with drugs and alcohol, not to mention empty relationships. Though God never did abandon her. Through her stories laced with humor and irony she reveals how God redeemed her devastating childhood by enabling her to forgive her murderous and unfaithful father. And she learned to cope with her mothers depression. ...more
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Jun 06, 2012 Kate rated it really liked it
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Yvette has experienced God's loving grace throughout her life. Kentucky farm girl born and raised, she endured a difficult young family life which has projected itself into her adult life through challenges and life lessons. Yet through it all God has been faithful. The result of her experiences left her needing to know where she fit in the roadmap of life. Her encouraging testimony speaks strength to her reading audience.

I believe this book is written for women as there are situations experienc
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Jul 01, 2012 IrenesBookReviews rated it really liked it
Not having a great background should not limit what you do for the Lord. Yvette Maher shares her personal story in this book. Her story will show you this principle in action.

The author recounts her life story in this thought-provoking book. She talks about her use of drugs and even alcohol but she also shows you how the Lord never abandoned her. I liked how open the author was. She does not shy away from saying what needs to be said. The book will really point you to the Lord and remind you ho
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Pathway Midland
Jul 03, 2012 Pathway Midland rated it really liked it
Former vice-president of women’s ministries for Focus on the Family, Yvette Maher, shares her unconventional journey of tragedy, redemption, and faith with humor and grit. This is not your typical Christian biography. God’s mercy and grace abound in her life, giving her a unique perspective in her ongoing ministry as a women’s inspirational speaker. She is a humble example of how God can change lives and use each of us for His glory.

In this book we walk with Yvette through her Kentucky childhoo
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