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Touched by Grace
Ann Showalter invites readers along on a roller coaster ride called AIDS. Showalter began her ride the Saturday afternoon her husband Ray said, "I have AIDS." After the first shock, Ray's revelation became a breath of fresh air for the couple. This is their story. "Along the way, Ann lets the reader overhear her own conversations and prayers about matters that are complica ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published March 15th 2006 by Pandora Press U. S.
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What a delicious book of a journey which involves shedding secrecy about sexual orientation, and, within religious congregations that have been helping with the cover up. It's written by the wife of the couple because the husband died of AIDS in 1984. I appreciate Ann's analysis in the last chapter: "In many ways Ray and I were ill prepared to face our struggles; in another way we had what was most important, strong foundations of faith. I am amazed that growing up in our Amish home prepared me ...more